In a rural area that is rather disadvantaged and in risk of abandonment, EAFRD and ESF support were combined in a project for the integration of migrants through work training.
Projects & Practice
IRRIFRAME is an expert system for irrigation backed by the results of more than 50 years of research on plant/water relations and sustainable irrigation management.
A cork producing business confronted high production costs due to increasing cost of raw materials. To tackle this the company used EAFRD support to restore its own forest and improve its productivity.
RDP support financed the replacement of outdated irrigation infrastructure towards improved water use efficiency, increased crop yields and reduced energy costs.
The project supported the area of Chimay to promote 'green tourism' and boost local development by fostering cooperation among local stakeholders.
Setting up a catering company and café utilising the culinary skills of migrants.
An integration coordinator was hired to help refugees mostly from Myanmar and Syria with language, housing, education, employment etc issues.
The ‘RIKK’ project aimed to develop regional, intercultural competences, for a more unified approach to many initiatives supporting better integration of immigrants.
An Estonian NRN TV-project helped change the public perception about rural life.