An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
Projects & Practice
Producers in Scotland saw the opportunity to link together their activities to encourage greater visitor numbers to rural destinations by creating a network of artisan chocolatiers.
A network that helps improve sustainability through farmer-led innovation. ‘Field labs’ and research grants provide farmers with skills, support and scientific backing to find solutions to the challenges which farmers face.
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.
A project to enhance the facilities on a geological site, enable new visitor-based activities and attract more visitors who will spend more time in the area.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
A transnational cooperation project on converting abandoned parish houses to accommodate tourists.
Visualising how today’s archeological sites and antique remains looked in ancient times using a smartphone application.
Developing an online Geoportal with ready-to-print maps, in order to promote hiking in an area of significant and unexploited touristic potential.
EAFRD funding helped expand and develop a social enterprise in rural Scotland. A new training centre is built, a visitor centre expanded and more jobs for adults with special needs created.