A female entrepreneur used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support for young farmers to grow her business of producing herbs and container ornamental plants.
Projects & Practice
An infrastructure investment to solve the problem of waste water treatment in a sparsely populated rural municipality.
The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
A start-up company specialising in outdoor sports activities used RDP support to purchase equipment and respond to increasing demand for adventure tourism.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
A LEADER measure grant helped purchase film and photography equipment and training for a rural arts festival community project.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.