A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
Projects & Practice
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
The knowledge generated in research and innovation projects is hard to access, thus it is vital to create networks for knowledge transfer between production and research.
Supporting regional planning using transnational cooperation, with a particular focus on local public-private partnerships
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
RDP support enabled a home-based business that sells quality vegetarian food products to increase its production capacity and reach out to an international market.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
A cultural association in remote rural Latvia used LEADER support to foster co-creation in the local community, resulting in a museum exhibition that is unique in the Baltic States.
An ambitious young farmer used RDP support to create a new niche product and a touristic attraction out of his produce of mushrooms that were not suitable for the market.
Transnational cooperation between a French and Portuguese LAG on the topic of urban-rural relations has resulted in mutual learning about new ways to improve the scope and effectiveness of short supply-chains for local food.