RDP funding helped improve a meat supply chain in Aude, France, boosting breeders’ income.
Projects & Practice
A small successful food market initiative in Sweden used EAFRD funding to help migrants develop their skills, find employment and set up their own business.
An ecovillage was developed on Sweden’s Gotland island using EAFRD funding, providing a model for environmentally-friendly accommodation, waste water treatment, food and energy production. The site is also a template for non-consumerist approaches.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.
A very small island in Sweden used EAFRD support to broaden the range of services offered by a village shop by building a café area and a kitchen.
A series of locally organised music festivals to promote social cohesion, youth engagement and community spirit.
A French hazelnut farm used EAFRD support to develop a visitor centre, helping boost direct sales and educate citizens on hazelnut production and processing.
LAG-owned projects in Sweden are used to allow small seed-funding for specific purposes.
Establishing a totally new and innovative crowd-sourcing concept combined with a local financial intermediary.
A French region developed its own brand that capitalises on its culinary tradition, as well as the diversity and quality of its local produce.