Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.
Projects & Practice
EAFRD funding enabled the Monemvasia Winery to relocate to meet growing demand for Monemvasia-Malvasia wine.
An initiative to sensitise companies in the Northern Eifel region to the problem of management succession at an early stage.
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
The GrowBiz approach to enterprise support is based on building long-term relationships with businesses and encouraging them to connect, collaborate, share and network with other enterprises in their local community and further afield.
Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professional to settle in the countryside.
Many small towns have the problem of vacant sales spaces and an innovative concept to revitalise city centres is to offer flexible rental options to pop-up shops. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Popular Vote' category.
SILTA supports entrepreneurship among young people by providing a cooperative structure through which they can grow their business ideas and receive training, mentoring and peer support.
Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.
A start-up company specialising in outdoor sports activities, used RDP support to purchase equipment and respond to increasing demand for its tourist offer.