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
A farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to produce horse manure pellets that can be used as an organic fertiliser as well as a source of renewable energy.
A company offering agricultural services to farmers used RDP support to acquire a new combine harvester and a nitrogen testing equipment which regulates the amount of fertiliser applied across the entire crop.
Using RDP support to develop and test a prototype mobile solar power station that can produce clean energy at any location without needing any fixed infrastructure.
The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
unique military fortress complex, listed as the national cultural monument, was turned into an attractive recreational and relaxation centre Kortina.
A company that was focused on field crops diversified its activities by setting up a business incubator to boost the economic development of an area with high unemployment.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.