Harnessing forest education and culture as a rural development resource.
Projects & Practice
Promoting sustainable food production in the French overseas territories.
A young farmer with reduced mobility used support from the Rural Development Programme (RDP) to expand his organic lavender farm and create jobs for people with disabilities.
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.
The project mobilised all actors of the Communauté de Communes Alpes-Provence-Verdon to formulate a strategy for the territory’s digital transition.
The ACCESS’R project aimed at collecting and disseminating ideas on how to develop new services for people living in rural areas.
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, a website was set up under Rural Development Programme Technical Assistance to help match agricultural companies with jobseekers
The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.