Projects & Practice
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
The Think Local development programme focuses on developing collaboration in short supply chain, by bringing together existing initiatives on farmers’ markets, farm retail, food tourism, regional food and drink networks and in developing added value for rural producers.
The GrowBiz approach to enterprise support is based on building long-term relationships with businesses and encouraging them to connect, collaborate, share and network with other enterprises in their local community and further afield.
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.