Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Projects & Practice
An innovative concept to revitalise the city centre of an Austrian town by offering flexible rental options to pop up shops.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.
A transnational cooperation project on converting abandoned parish houses to accommodate tourists.
RDP support for young farmers enabled a young entrepreneur to turn his small farm into a viable organic farm which contributes to the protection of the environment while creating new employment opportunities for the local community.
An Austrian farmer used EAFRD funding to build a cheese processing facility on an Alpine pasture offering tours and events to learn about cheese and Alpine farming.
Austria`s Mühlviertel region developed an organic brand as a marketing tool to promote local producers, suppliers and tourism.
A young farmer realised her dream to set up a farm for breeding the Hungarian swine Mangalica using support from various RDP measures.
LEADER funding in two subsequent projects helped a small metalware company grow its size and capacity and take advantage of new market opportunities.
A Hungarian woodworking business used LEADER support for the construction of a new environmentally friendly manufactory hall.