Rural areas are commonly affected by depopulation and ageing populations. This project promoted healthy and active ageing in rural areas, by offering physical and social activities for the elderly.
Projects & Practice
A project used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to ensure easy access to medical and aftercare services for rural residents.
An investment project for the modernisation and automation of a frozen fruits processing plant in order to minimise production losses.
Modernisation of a cannery with new machinery leading to improved competitiveness and a stronger local short supply chain.
RDP support helped a young entrepreneur to acquire the necessary equipment in order to start his own wood construction business in an area of high unemployment.
The PRIP project extended the national fibre-optic network in Lithuania to some of the remotest rural communities.
A local association used EAFRD support to get broadband coverage in a rural area which was previously lacking any access to internet or telephone connection.
Setting up a house locating system in the rural areas of Formentera island, Spain, made it easier for emergency services and other service providers to access isolated rural homes.