A TNC cooperation project in which partner areas with long coastlines worked together to strike a balance between protecting the environment and opening up their areas to tourists in a sustainable way.
Projects & Practice
In Finland, trialling the winter harvesting of the common reed provides a greater availability of sustainable resources with collateral environmental benefits.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
A female entrepreneur used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support for young farmers to grow her business of producing herbs and container ornamental plants.
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
Using RDP support to acquire new equipment for a small town's public kitchen.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
Supporting regional planning using transnational cooperation, with a particular focus on local public-private partnerships
RDP support enabled a home-based business that sells quality vegetarian food products to increase its production capacity and reach out to an international market.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.