A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
Projects & Practice
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
A project to enhance the competitiveness of agriculture and the food industry, as well as the low-carbon economy, through the analysis of alternative future scenarios.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.
A project that supports generational renewal by promoting employment opportunities in the rural areas of Catalonia.
Support from the rural development programme for England enabled an entrepreneur to upgrade his ales brewing business.