Five districts in the north of Hesse joined forces to provide fast internet access in a region where no privately financed investment was covering the existing digital divide.
Projects & Practice
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
A project set out to renovate and expand an old dairy farm by using new technological solutions.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.