An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
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 sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
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.
An example of sustainable cultivation of olive trees and extraction of olive oil using innovative ultrasound techniques.
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.
Setting up the first transnational LEADER region in Europe, thus allowing the elaboration of a common strategy between LAGs, and include provisions for more sound financial management of and implementation of TNC projects.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.