A company producing bread and pastry products used EAFRD support to expand its processing and storage capacity as well as its distribution network.
Projects & Practice
A Romanian farm specialised in crop production invested in modernisation activities to expand its production capacity. As a result, it created job opportunities for the local Roma community.
Information and promotion activities on direct marketing by the Slovak National Rural Network.
A series of different LEADER supported projects helped the development of distribution systems for producers as to improve market access and local food awareness.
Food producers and providers in Spain’s Aragon region used RDP funds to promote local food through short supply chains via a coordinated system of local and online outlets across an area larger than the Netherlands
Transnational cooperation between a French and Portuguese LAG on the topic of urban-rural relations has resulted in mutual learning about new ways to improve the scope and effectiveness of short supply-chains for local food.
A LAG from eastern France prepared a territorial supply plan to help forest decision-makers to monitor and coordinate supply and demand for their territory’s timber products.
A regional cooperative chain for biomass was established to respond to the increasing demand for woodchip.
Seven LAGs in the Lombardy region cooperated to create the 'Fair trade economic district', which is an innovative development model to promote economic and cultural growth in rural areas.
LEADER funding in two subsequent projects helped a small metalware company grow its size and capacity and take advantage of new market opportunities.