Projects & Practice
A Maltese young farmer took over his father’s sheep farm in order to preserve local traditions, whilst incorporating new and innovative ideas in the production and marketing process.
A livestock farmer received training and undertook a consultation to find out how to improve animal welfare on his farm.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
A pilot programme in Scotland on Public Procurement led to new opportunities and markets for Scottish SMEs.
Producers in Scotland saw the opportunity to link together their activities to encourage greater visitor numbers to rural destinations by creating a network of artisan chocolatiers.