EAFRD-funded modernisation investment for a forestry company in south-western Hungary.
Projects & Practice
A young farmer used support from the Hungarian Rural Development Programme (RDP) to expand the production capacity of his farm and respond to the increasing market demand for his pork products.
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.
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.
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, a website was set up under Rural Development Programme Technical Assistance to help match agricultural companies with jobseekers
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
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.
An ambitious young farmer used RDP support to create a new niche product and a touristic attraction out of his produce of mushrooms that were not suitable for the market.
EAFRD funding helped expand and develop a social enterprise in rural Scotland. A new training centre is built, a visitor centre expanded and more jobs for adults with special needs created.