Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
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.
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
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.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
A project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
In order to maintain the traditional activity of extensive sheep and cattle grazing, the government of Andalusia created a pilot training programme on pastoralism for those that wanted to pursue a new career.