A project to shorten the value chain from the farm to the consumer, to increase the availability of high-quality, local foods and to increase local business profitability.
Projects & Practice
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
A small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
Organising bicycle rallies as a means of promoting social interaction and integration.
A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.