A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
Projects & Practice
A young female farmer introduced a blackberry plantation into a wheat and barley production area and created added value by developing a new range of products. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.
unique military fortress complex, listed as the national cultural monument, was turned into an attractive recreational and relaxation centre Kortina.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
A company that was focused on field crops diversified its activities by setting up a business incubator to boost the economic development of an area with high unemployment.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.
Establishing a network of local integration actors between partner regions and offering them an opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences.
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
A winery in response to changing consumers’ preferences, decided to restructure its bottling plant in order to widen the range of high quality wines produced.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.