A cheese-producing farm used RDP support to set up a new plant for producing speciality cheeses and ensure its long-term financial sustainability.
Projects & Practice
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
Acquisition of a wood chipper that produces chips for cogeneration more efficiently, thus reducing the cost of tools and consumables per unit of finished product.
RDP support helped a young entrepreneur to acquire the necessary equipment in order to start his own wood construction business in an area of high unemployment.
Upgrading the production capacity of a farm by investing into building new greenhouses and setting up an irrigation system.
A farm producing flowers used RDP support to purchase new equipment and a tractor, thus achieving its goal to enhance and diversify its production.
An ambitious young farmer used RDP support to create a new niche product and a touristic attraction out of his produce of mushrooms that were not suitable for the market.
This multi-million Euro project helped harness geothermal energy to produce heat and power by drilling wells into reservoirs of hot water that are found deep underneath the earth’s surface.