A French hazelnut farm used EAFRD support to develop a visitor centre, helping boost direct sales and educate citizens on hazelnut production and processing.
Projects & Practice
Establishing a totally new and innovative crowd-sourcing concept combined with a local financial intermediary.
A young entrepreneur diversified his farm by setting up an agricultural day care centre.
Natural potential of rural areas often remains unexploited. In Estonia the construction of a water themed park generated interest in the countryside and attracted visitors through promoting eco-tourism and environmental education.
A local community used discarded fruit to producing fruit juice for local consumption.
The community centre of a small Latvian village was renovated and equipped to support soap production and training courses, thus turning the village into a tourist attraction.
LEADER funding helped the economic development of a small Polish rural village building on the local community’s rich history.
A small Finnish start-up company developed nutritional supplements based on traditional herbs and plants from Lapland.