In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
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.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
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.
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
A young female farmer decided to renovated an old building on the family farm and offer accommodation for tourists.
A young female farmer in Italy received RDP support to convert to organic fruit production.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.