Financed by the Romanian rural development programme, a small patisserie and confectionary workshop upscaled its business by constructing a new building to increase its production capacity and offer utility areas to customers.
Projects & Practice
In Sweden, local non-profit associations, encouraged and supported by the public sector, are carrying out the building of broadband infrastructure in the countryside.
A local producer of syrups and vinegars in Estonia used EAFRD funding to scale up production to create a business that sells to restaurants, shops and big suppliers.
A year-round holiday cottage was built on an equestrian farm to accommodate guests. The construction used natural materials such as moss and wood.
The PRIP project extended the national fibre-optic network in Lithuania to some of the remotest rural communities.
A young and dynamic team of veterinary sector experts received EAFRD support to establish a private laboratory offering high quality veterinary services to farmers.
A business network used LEADER funding to provide an alternative source of business support to rural communities through local people with relevant knowledge and contacts.
This Lithuanian LEADER project empowered the women of a small village to create a brand for their organic fruit and vegetables, and increase the income they generate by selling their home produce.