The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.
Projects & Practice
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.
EU funding conrtibuted to create and promote a new cultural and culinary brand for the attractive Vistula valley in Poland, helping the region to entice tourists.
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 young and dynamic team of veterinary sector experts received EAFRD support to establish a private laboratory offering high quality veterinary services to farmers.
Thanks to a LEADER supported investment, a shoe repair and manufacturing enterprise constructed its own production facility benefiting from savings on rent and easier access to the market.
EAFRD funding enabled setting up a sawn timber production company in northeast Greece that employs modern equipment and contributes to the local economy by using local resources.
EAFRD funding enabled the creation of an integrated sports and adventure centre where visitors can enjoy nature and benefit from its environmental education services.