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
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
Financed by the Romanian rural development programme, a small patisserie and confectionary workshop upscaled its business by constructing a new building to increase its production capacity and offer utility areas to customers.
An agricultural holding installed 42 ha of pastures which helped increase the farm’s livestock while increasing carbon sequestration and offering environmental services.
RDP support helped set up a new dairy factory which combined the most modern production techniques and equipment with traditional knowledge, in order to produce a high-quality niche cheese for local and international markets.
A company used RDP support to install 9 ha of infrastructure for the production of fresh herbs, aiming to take advantage of the increasing demand for high-quality fresh produce in the European markets.
Business Development for Women’ provided a business training programme to 60 women, giving them the knowledge and skills necessary to create a business plan for developing their rural business.