In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.
Five districts in the north of Hesse joined forces to provide fast internet access in a region where no privately financed investment was covering the existing digital divide.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
Testing the transferability of landscape management to other Natura 2000 sites.
A French region developed its own brand that capitalises on its culinary tradition, as well as the diversity and quality of its local produce.