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
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
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 small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.
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.
The project aimed to improve farmers’ soil management skills and know-how on profitable and resource-efficient farming.
A community broadband initiative delivered fast broadband access to hundreds of residents in a sparsely populated region of Kuhmo in eastern Finland.
The Gasthof Bräu project has restored an old country inn to provide professional working spaces at the heart of a rural village.