A farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to produce horse manure pellets that can be used as an organic fertiliser as well as a source of renewable energy.
Projects & Practice
The technical assistance project JOBtoc aims to investigate the profile of ‘Young Rural Entrepreneurs’ across mainland Portugal and thus contribute to adapting development strategies and policies to the needs and potential of regionalised rural development.
Support for setting up young farmers and adding value to agricultural products in processing enabled a young entrepreneur to set up her own family business on producing artisanal dairy products.
A young farmer created a new business model that combines organic farming and environmental protection with job creation and socially inclusive educational services.
Rural Development Programme (RDP) support contributed to the revitalisation of an almost abandoned village in the small Aegean island of Nisyros.
The project RDP4SUD promoted networking among institutional actors and stakeholders as to the more effective use of RDP measures to implement Directive 2009/128/CE on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides.
The project mobilised all actors of the Communauté de Communes Alpes-Provence-Verdon to formulate a strategy for the territory’s digital transition.
The French National Rural Network organised a workshop on gender issues for actors involved in delivering rural development policy.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop her goat dairy farm into a dairy and become a major supplier of dairy products domestically and abroad.
Organising conferences, workshops and a culinary contest in order to promote the sustainable development of rural areas, along with and the personal development of participating rural citizens.