The Canary Islands have implemented Simplified Cost Options in order to simplify RDP implementation and reduce the error rate
Projects & Practice
Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professionals to settle in the countryside.
A start-up company specialising in outdoor sports activities used RDP support to purchase equipment and respond to increasing demand for adventure tourism.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
A young female farmer introduced a blackberry plantation into a wheat and barley production area and created added value by developing a new range of products. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.
LEADER funding enabled the purchase of specialist equipment for training students in the use of modern and sophisticated archaeological surveying techniques.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
In order to maintain the traditional activity of extensive sheep and cattle grazing, the government of Andalusia created a pilot training programme on pastoralism for those that wanted to pursue a new career.
The project aimed to develop local participatory activities within the Natura 2000 sites of Andalusia.
Promoting the use of a landscape feature, as it is the dry-stone constructions, to stimulate territorial development.