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
A Maltese young farmer took over his father’s sheep farm in order to preserve local traditions, whilst incorporating new and innovative ideas in the production and marketing process.
A successful pilot project to improve animal welfare conditions and slurry management in a pig and poultry farm in north-east Bohemia.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.
An association used RDP support to redevelop the inadequate building of an old community centre into a multiple service centre covering both cultural and information needs of the local residents.
An innovative interterritorial cooperation project brought together Local Action Groups and other social partners to demonstrate and promote the use of solar energy by local communities.
Support from the Czech RDP helped a successful brewery established in an abandoned pottery factory, to start expanding the range of services it offered to visitors.
EAFRD funding was used to install a biogas plant, covering the farms electricity needs and generating income from the sale of electricity to the national grid.
LEADER funding in two subsequent projects helped a small metalware company grow its size and capacity and take advantage of new market opportunities.
A Hungarian woodworking business used LEADER support for the construction of a new environmentally friendly manufactory hall.