A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
Projects & Practice
Poland’s RDP allocated a ‘lump sum’ funding package for LEADER Local Actions Groups to help them prepare their Local Development Strategies for the 2014-2020 period.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.
EAFRD funding was used to install a biogas plant, covering the farms electricity needs and generating income from the sale of electricity to the national grid.
A company managing publicly-owned forests purchased new machinery to turn forest residues and logging waste into valuable biomass fuel.