The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
Projects & Practice
An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
Restoration of a deteriorating forest road and the construction of a wooden lookout tower in order to protect 1500 ha of forest from forest fires.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
Set up an operational group to improve the efficiency of the fruit production sector in Spain by developing new approaches for joint management of farms.
A company that produces ice-cider in northern Sweden, combined RDP support and crowdfunding to plant an apple orchard that would support its production needs.
A young female farmer introduced a blackberry plantation into a wheat and barley production area and created added value by developing a new range of products. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.
unique military fortress complex, listed as the national cultural monument, was turned into an attractive recreational and relaxation centre Kortina.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.