Rural areas are commonly affected by depopulation and ageing populations. This project promoted healthy and active ageing in rural areas, by offering physical and social activities for the elderly.
Projects & Practice
A project used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to ensure easy access to medical and aftercare services for rural residents.
RDP support helped a young entrepreneur to acquire the necessary equipment in order to start his own wood construction business in an area of high unemployment.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
Responding to clients’ needs by offering new integrated veterinary services using a mobile laboratory.
A family-owned strawberry farm in Estonia used EAFRD funding to develop the generation of solar power, enabling the farm to expand and increasing their profits.