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
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
A dynamic agricultural cooperative used Rural Development Programme support for the setting up of a modern seed processing facility in order to enhance its competitiveness.
A project that aimed to mobilise society, build inter-generational cooperation and promote the region’s culinary tradition as means to preserve its cultural heritage.
Development of an online platform and an app that allows beekeepers to more efficiently maintain their intervention records and exchange know-how.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
Construction of a new, versatile building consisting of a coworking space, a cultural hall and a tourist office, enhancing the services offered to the residents of a rural municipality.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.