A company that was focused on field crops diversified its activities by setting up a business incubator to boost the economic development of an area with high unemployment.
Projects & Practice
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
A Slovakian cultural centre used EAFRD support to develop and promote a regional brand to improve sales of local artisanal products.
LAG-owned projects in Sweden are used to allow small seed-funding for specific purposes.
Establishing a totally new and innovative crowd-sourcing concept combined with a local financial intermediary.
The National Rural Network of Slovakia used RDP funds to support the organization of farmers´ markets in different Slovak regions.