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 non-productive investment for restoring farm stone walls brings multiple practical, environmental and heritage benefits.
Using RDP support to develop and test a prototype mobile solar power station that can produce clean energy at any location without needing any fixed infrastructure.
A project used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to ensure easy access to medical and aftercare services for rural residents.
Maintaining natural and semi-natural meadows and wetlands to ensure suitable nesting conditions for an endangered bird species: the Aquatic Warbler.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
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.