An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
Projects & Practice
Restoration of a deteriorating forest road and the construction of a wooden lookout tower in order to protect 1500 ha of forest from forest fires.
Sweden’s National Rural Network has set up thematic working groups to improve and encourage the role of rural stakeholders in the delivery of rural development activity.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
The Canary Islands have implemented Simplified Cost Options in order to simplify RDP implementation and reduce the error rate
A project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Developing an innovative model of local-level bio-waste.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.