A project to allow small businesses in the agricultural and forestry sectors to incorporate innovation more efficiently.
Projects & Practice
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.
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.
An example on how the process of preparing a local development strategy was used for stakeholder consultation on key rural development issues.
unique military fortress complex, listed as the national cultural monument, was turned into an attractive recreational and relaxation centre Kortina.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
A historic Chateau was restored to its initial state and turned into one of the most modern wine-producing facilities in Slovakia.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
Slovak cultural association Microregion Juzne Sitno used EAFRD support to organise courses in ceramic production and wool processing, reviving a local tradition.