A farm employing people with special needs set up a process line and an experimental kitchen, where non-commercial agricultural produce can be turned into new products.
Projects & Practice
A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.
The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
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.
EAFRD funding enabled the Monemvasia Winery to relocate to meet growing demand for Monemvasia-Malvasia wine.
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
Developing an approach to risk assessment for RDPs in Ireland.
A pilot programme in Scotland on Public Procurement led to new opportunities and markets for Scottish SMEs.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.