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.
Projects & Practice
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
A livestock farmer received training and undertook a consultation to find out how to improve animal welfare on his farm.
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.
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
Using RDP support to acquire new equipment for a small town's public kitchen.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
Brand new manufacturing and packaging procedures were developed in order to produce healthy nutritional products for children from fruit and vegetables.
An integrated, community focussed model for quality meat production based on short supply chains, working together, and exchanging experiences between consumers and producers.
A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.