The Finnish Natural Resources Institute used EAFRD funding to develop the production of mushrooms for food and medicine to give forest owners an alternative income source.
Projects & Practice
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funds to develop a network of nature-based service providers and activities to support their development such as study trips and work groups.
A local producer of syrups and vinegars in Estonia used EAFRD funding to scale up production to create a business that sells to restaurants, shops and big suppliers.
Austria`s Mühlviertel region developed an organic brand as a marketing tool to promote local producers, suppliers and tourism.
An association used EAFRD funding to help preserve chestnut woods in Italy and boost growers’ income by buying new equipment and coordinating the supply chain.
A Slovakian cultural centre used EAFRD support to develop and promote a regional brand to improve sales of local artisanal products.
A company producing bread and pastry products used EAFRD support to expand its processing and storage capacity as well as its distribution network.
A series of different LEADER supported projects helped the development of distribution systems for producers as to improve market access and local food awareness.
Testing the transferability of landscape management to other Natura 2000 sites.
A regional cooperative chain for biomass was established to respond to the increasing demand for woodchip.