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.
Projects & Practice
Using RDP support to acquire new equipment for a small town's public kitchen.
Improving the centre of a small community by replacing the roofs of municipal buildings.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. It is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.