An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
Projects & Practice
A company that produces ice-cider in northern Sweden, combined RDP support and crowdfunding to plant an apple orchard that would support its production needs.
Installing a net to reduce the risk of damage from natural threats such as hail, torrential rains, birds and insects.
A family farm used LEADER support to build a new greenhouse that would provide optimum conditions for growing traditional varieties of Estonian roses.
A series of knowledge-transfer activities to increase knowledge and skills on organic plant and animal production, processing and marketing.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
EAFRD support was used to convert 5.4 ha of abandoned land into organic cherries orchards, thus helping to expand the harvest season and increase the farms profitability.
EAFRD support was used by a farmer to invest in precision farming and become more productive and comply to the needs of his long term client, a research institute.
An advisory programme on reducing nutrient pollution, implemented at county level, helps minimise the impact of agriculture on the environment.