In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
A company making pork products used RDP support to purchase new equipment that allowed it to increase production capacity and end product quality.
Young people from Finland and Scotland came together to create a Youth Manifesto outlining ways in which local actors can engage young people in their activities.
SILTA supports entrepreneurship among young people by providing a cooperative structure through which they can grow their business ideas and receive training, mentoring and peer support.
A company created a modular rearing system that allows them to combine egg and quality rooster meat production, while respecting the environment and animal welfare.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
A family business, with a long-standing tradition of producing denim clothing, used support from the LEADER measure to establish a modern workshop and increase its share in domestic and international markets.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.