A knowledge sharing programme initiated by a cooperative to improve the position of small producers in the value chain.
Projects & Practice
Peer-to-peer advisory services help raise biodiversity awareness among Austrian farmers.
Mobilising rural awareness in Finland about sustainable transport opportunities
Rural Development Programme (RDP) support enabled the reforestation of land and ornamental public spaces with native forest species, while promoting environmental awareness, education and training.
A social enterprise used RDP funding to foster social innovation and entrepreneurship in one of the most depopulated regions in Europe.
A project that promotes the use of renewable energy to improve air quality through training and awareness raising.
A rural women’s association used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to organise wool processing training courses and to create employment opportunities by valorising wool, a by-product of sheep meat production.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. It is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.
Precision farming has great economic and environmental potentials and a project was set up to promote its use in the Austrian context.