Developing an integrated identification and control system that enables the detection of pests in fields and gardens and determines the optimal time to apply protective measures.
Projects & Practice
A young entrepreneur received LEADER support to buy modern veterinary equipment that enabled her to provide farmers and pet owners with high-quality services.
An EIP-AGRI project on improving the soil’s quality and structure, using new generation microelements and microorganisms.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
A pilot programme in Scotland on Public Procurement led to new opportunities and markets for Scottish SMEs.
The model of the Rural Parliament is one which has grown across Europe. Scotland has adopted the model, following the example of others such as Sweden, Finland and Estonia.
Scotland’s RDP has adopted simplified administration systems that include a ‘two-tier’ application process for RDP grants. This was introduced to provide proportionate ‘fast-track’ procedures for projects requiring smaller amounts of RDP funding.
A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.