A dynamic agricultural cooperative used Rural Development Programme support for the setting up of a modern seed processing facility in order to enhance its competitiveness.
Projects & Practice
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
A network that helps improve sustainability through farmer-led innovation. ‘Field labs’ and research grants provide farmers with skills, support and scientific backing to find solutions to the challenges which farmers face.
The model of the Rural Parliament is one which has grown across Europe. Scotland has adopted the model, following the example of others such as Sweden, Finland and Estonia.
The Czech Republic’s RDP has introduced simplified administration systems that improve transparency and reduce risks of errors concerning eligibility.
Supporting regional planning using transnational cooperation, with a particular focus on local public-private partnerships
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.