Harnessing forest education and culture as a rural development resource.
Projects & Practice
A young farmer with reduced mobility used support from the Rural Development Programme (RDP) to expand his organic lavender farm and create jobs for people with disabilities.
The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
A diversified farm with a carpentry workshop, used RDP support to acquire a telescopic handler in order to improve its productivity.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
A company that was focused on field crops diversified its activities by setting up a business incubator to boost the economic development of an area with high unemployment.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
A family-owned strawberry farm in Estonia used EAFRD funding to develop the generation of solar power, enabling the farm to expand and increasing their profits.