Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
Projects & Practice
Improving the centre of a small community by replacing the roofs of municipal buildings.
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
A project that aimed to mobilise society, build inter-generational cooperation and promote the region’s culinary tradition as means to preserve its cultural heritage.
An infrastructure investment to solve the problem of waste water treatment in a sparsely populated rural municipality.
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.
Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
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.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .