An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
Projects & Practice
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
A sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
Sweden’s National Rural Network has set up thematic working groups to improve and encourage the role of rural stakeholders in the delivery of rural development activity.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
Supporting regional planning using transnational cooperation, with a particular focus on local public-private partnerships
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
An association working in a remote village in rural Latvia, used RDP support to set up a wood and glass workshop thus creating new employment and income opportunities for the local people.
A small successful food market initiative in Sweden used EAFRD funding to help migrants develop their skills, find employment and set up their own business.