An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
Projects & Practice
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.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
A family farm used LEADER support to build a new greenhouse that would provide optimum conditions for growing traditional varieties of Estonian roses.
A series of knowledge-transfer activities to increase knowledge and skills on organic plant and animal production, processing and marketing.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
Estonian tourism operators used EAFRD funding to install road signs to promote the local Seto culture and help visitors find interesting landmarks.
An Estonian NGO assisted in a 10th anniversary celebration of a home café event started in an island town. They organised café workshops and helped spread the concept.