The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
Projects & Practice
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
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 cooperation project to promote the consumption of locally produced beef and create economic and environmental benefits.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
Promoting the use of a landscape feature, as it is the dry-stone constructions, to stimulate territorial development.
Support from the Slovakian rural development programme financed the reconstruction of a forest road as to improve access for fire protection vehicles.
Expanding the production capacity of a company producing pumpkin seeds and potatoes, by investing in new machinery.