A project to shorten the value chain from the farm to the consumer, to increase the availability of high-quality, local foods and to increase local business profitability.
Projects & Practice
A small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.
The Slovakian rural development programme supported a high-quality bakery business in its efforts to increase production capacity and profitability.
A young female farmer in Italy received RDP support to convert to organic fruit production.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
A series of knowledge-transfer activities to increase knowledge and skills on organic plant and animal production, processing and marketing.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.