A dairy farm combined three RDP supported operations to increase and modernise milk production and secure one full-time job.
Projects & Practice
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.
An organic mountain farm uses indigenous breeds to produce high-quality meat, while preserving the local environment and genetic resources.
RDP support financed a series of restoration and basic works on a historic monument church in rural Romania.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
Many small towns have the problem of vacant sales spaces and an innovative concept to revitalise city centres is to offer flexible rental options to pop-up shops. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Popular Vote' category.