A small family forestry business used RDP support to acquire new machinery that would enable it to respond to the increasing demand for forest services.
Projects & Practice
A young farmer used RDP support to expand and diversify the range of products and services offered by her beekeeping holding.
The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professionals to settle in the countryside.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
A start-up company specialising in outdoor sports activities used RDP support to purchase equipment and respond to increasing demand for adventure tourism.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
Setting up an innovative enterprise in a historic building to strengthen the regional and local agricultural economy, while promoting employment and tourism.