On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
Projects & Practice
A LEADER funded project to expand and upgrade the current transmission network on the small island of Samsø.
The construction of a water reservoir helped combat the more frequent extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and forest fires due to climate change.
A community broadband initiative delivered fast broadband access to hundreds of residents in a sparsely populated region of Kuhmo in eastern Finland.
A Finnish University used EAFRD funding to organise information days, pilot projects and professional tours to enable food processing companies to develop their local sales.
A Slovakian cultural centre used EAFRD support to develop and promote a regional brand to improve sales of local artisanal products.
Information and promotion activities on direct marketing by the Slovak National Rural Network.
A permanent local international market established on a village at the Slovak-Hungarian border enabled local producers from both countries to sell their products more effectively.
The National Rural Network of Slovakia used RDP funds to support the organization of farmers´ markets in different Slovak regions.