Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
A project that aimed to mobilise society, build inter-generational cooperation and promote the region’s culinary tradition as means to preserve its cultural heritage.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
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.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.