A young farmer received RDP support to build stone wall terraces, helping him to improve the farm’s productivity, while protecting its soil from erosion.
Projects & Practice
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
Elevated growing trays and the automation of some management tasks has enabled strawberry production to be less reliant on external inputs and to re-use irrigation water.
A sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
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.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.
The project aimed to develop local participatory activities within the Natura 2000 sites of Andalusia.