Investing in facilities that respect animal welfare enabled a meat processing company to improve its profitability while responding to society’s ethical concerns.
Projects & Practice
An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Using LEADER support to set up a climbing park and create opportunities for diversified local economic development.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
Brand new manufacturing and packaging procedures were developed in order to produce healthy nutritional products for children from fruit and vegetables.
A cooperative of apple producers set up a joint effort among its members to control the codling moth, a major pest, by means of sexual confusion.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas