A small farm converted to organic vegetable production and in so doing successfully increased its competitiveness and profitability.
Projects & Practice
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
for sustainable rural areas
The model of the Rural Parliament is one which has grown across Europe. Scotland has adopted the model, following the example of others such as Sweden, Finland and Estonia.