A farm employing people with special needs, set up a process line and an experimental kitchen where non-commercial agricultural produce can be turned into new products.
Projects & Practice
The Think Local development programme focuses on developing collaboration in short supply chain, by bringing together existing initiatives on farmers’ markets, farm retail, food tourism, regional food and drink networks and in developing added value for rural producers.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
‘Nos Oignons’ is an association that supported the preparation and implementation of three RDP funded projects that promote social farming in Wallonia.
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
An intercultural youth event that allows young people from neighboring countries to learn about each other’s language and culture and to exchange experiences.
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.