An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
Projects & Practice
Restoration of a meadow irrigation ditch to revive a multi-centennial tradition that existed throughout Europe and over time has produced meadows of outstanding flora.
Improving the centre of a small community by replacing the roofs of municipal buildings.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
An infrastructure investment to solve the problem of waste water treatment in a sparsely populated rural municipality.
Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.