The Local Action Group (LAG) Kostenets 2010 in Bulgaria has designed its development strategy with a strong focus on local needs. The use of the multi-fund approach allows them to meet specific local needs effectively.
Projects & Practice
An EIP-AGRI Operational Group project on the use of insects for adding value to organic residues from agriculture.
Using biomass residues to produce a fertiliser, which is then used to grow trees, and will, over time, improve soil quality, has led to significant financial savings for nature conservation organisations and tree nurseries.
A Slovakian company with a long history of manufacturing confectionery products benefited from Rural Development Programme support to modernise its equipment and production processes.
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
An investment project for the modernisation and automation of a frozen fruits processing plant in order to minimise production losses.
A market-driven investment to increase a sheep farm’s competitiveness, through the intensification of high quality organic milk production.
The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
A farm employing people with special needs set up a process line and an experimental kitchen, where non-commercial agricultural produce can be turned into new products.