In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.
Projects & Practice
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
A study financed by the Finnish RDP aimed to find new digital solutions for making reindeer husbandry a more efficient and profitable business.
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.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
Support from the rural development programme for England enabled an entrepreneur to upgrade his ales brewing business.