Projects & Practice
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
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.
Sweden’s National Rural Network has set up thematic working groups to improve and encourage the role of rural stakeholders in the delivery of rural development activity.
Poland’s RDP allocated a ‘lump sum’ funding package for LEADER Local Actions Groups to help them prepare their Local Development Strategies for the 2014-2020 period.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
A company that produces ice-cider in northern Sweden, combined RDP support and crowdfunding to plant an apple orchard that would support its production needs.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.