An integrated, community focussed model for quality meat production based on short supply chains, working together, and exchanging experiences between consumers and producers.
Projects & Practice
Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
An agricultural business affected by extreme weather conditions used RDP support to repair the damage to its infrastructure and enable it to operate as normal.
A project to support demining of agricultural land in war-affected areas of Croatia.
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.
A project to shorten the value chain from the farm to the consumer, to increase the availability of high-quality, local foods and to increase local business profitability.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.