EAFRD support enabled a pair of entrepreneurs to harness their experience to establish a wooden toy manufacturing business, stimulating diversified economic activity and creating jobs in a rural area.
Projects & Practice
Rural areas are commonly affected by depopulation and ageing populations. This project promoted healthy and active ageing in rural areas, by offering physical and social activities for the elderly.
A project used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to ensure easy access to medical and aftercare services for rural residents.
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
RDP support helped a young entrepreneur to acquire the necessary equipment in order to start his own wood construction business in an area of high unemployment.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
Responding to clients’ needs by offering new integrated veterinary services using a mobile laboratory.
A family-owned strawberry farm in Estonia used EAFRD funding to develop the generation of solar power, enabling the farm to expand and increasing their profits.