A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Projects & Practice
An ambitious entrepreneur used business start-up aid for young farmers in order to modernise his farm and create a series of innovative products.
A dairy farm combined three RDP supported operations to increase and modernise milk production and secure one full-time job.
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
Sweden’s National Rural Network has set up thematic working groups to improve and encourage the role of rural stakeholders in the delivery of rural development activity.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
An old abandoned farm through three separate investments was turned into an orchard with hail protection nets and a building to store the produce and equipment.
An advisory programme on reducing nutrient pollution, implemented at county level, helps minimise the impact of agriculture on the environment.
A series of different LEADER supported projects helped the development of distribution systems for producers as to improve market access and local food awareness.