A small family forestry business used RDP support to acquire new machinery that would enable it to respond to the increasing demand for forest services.
Projects & Practice
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
An organic mountain farm uses indigenous breeds to produce high-quality meat, while preserving the local environment and genetic resources.
Sweden’s National Rural Network has set up thematic working groups to improve and encourage the role of rural stakeholders in the delivery of rural development activity.
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 agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.