The members of a cooperative in Tuscany, cooperated with a university to investigate the possibility to produce cheese, yogurt and possibly cosmetics from donkey milk.
Projects & Practice
Strengthening social enterprises in two Hungarian regions became a leverage to increase local employment in disadvantaged communities.
A dairy plant in Slovenia used EAFRD support for its modernisation and became a lead producer of high quality milk and cheese in the country.
RDP support financed the design of circular cyclist trial of 146 km across the regional park Sierra Espuña. This kind of tourism promotes local development while ensuring minimum environmental impact.
A biofuel production and packaging line was established in an olive growing region of Greece. The waste residues are used to produce biofuel (PELLET) offering considerable economic and environmental benefits.
Natural potential of rural areas often remains unexploited. In Estonia the construction of a water themed park generated interest in the countryside and attracted visitors through promoting eco-tourism and environmental education.
A local community used discarded fruit to producing fruit juice for local consumption.
The community centre of a small Latvian village was renovated and equipped to support soap production and training courses, thus turning the village into a tourist attraction.
LEADER funding helped the economic development of a small Polish rural village building on the local community’s rich history.
A small essential oils company used EAFRD funds to add organic rose oil to its product range by investing into distillery equipment.