A cheese-making facility was set up on the border between the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia to increase the attractiveness of the area, market local products and create new jobs for the local population.
Projects & Practice
This project solved problems of mobility and access to public services in an isolated territory by providing a non-polluting vehicle at an affordable cost, while encouraging carpooling and strengthening social ties.
Estonian farms open their doors to guests, who can experience daily life on a farm or a rural business, buy local products and learn about living and working in rural areas.
Female entrepreneurs used RDP investment support to increase the production capacity of their juniper syrup-producing business.
A well-established food processor used investment support from the Estonian RDP to expand the range of baby food products it offers and thus maintain its dynamic growth.
A cooperative venture to develop a new generation energy efficient, thermo-regulated, shed for cattle housing.
The project saw an unused calves’ shed converted into a farm shop selling organic products.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
Investing in facilities that respect animal welfare enabled a meat processing company to improve its profitability while responding to society’s ethical concerns.
A cooperative focused on quality cheese production, used Rural Development Programme support to expand its facilities and thus ensure the continuous growth of its business.