A small family forestry business used RDP support to acquire new machinery that would enable it to respond to the increasing demand for forest services.
Projects & Practice
An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
A dairy farm combined three RDP supported operations to increase and modernise milk production and secure one full-time job.
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
An old abandoned farm through three separate investments was turned into an orchard with hail protection nets and a building to store the produce and equipment.
An renovated traditional house became a multi-purpose public space, offering opportunities for interaction among the members of the local community.
Two RDP funded projects enabled a company specialised on biomass heating to grow by financing the purchase of mobile wood chipper and later on a pelleting system.