RDP support financed a series of restoration and basic works on a historic monument church in rural Romania.
Projects & Practice
Many small towns have the problem of vacant sales spaces and an innovative concept to revitalise city centres is to offer flexible rental options to pop-up shops. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Popular Vote' category.
A cooperation project was set up between 4 LAGs and 1 FLAG to promote local heritage and stimulate the local economy around a lake area.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
A transnational cooperation project on converting abandoned parish houses to accommodate tourists.
A small Estonian organic farm used EAFRD funding to scale up its production of herbs by investing in new machinery and upgrading buildings to help the business to grow.
Estonian tourism operators used EAFRD funding to install road signs to promote the local Seto culture and help visitors find interesting landmarks.
An Estonian NGO assisted in a 10th anniversary celebration of a home café event started in an island town. They organised café workshops and helped spread the concept.
A year-round holiday cottage was built on an equestrian farm to accommodate guests. The construction used natural materials such as moss and wood.
An Austrian farmer used EAFRD funding to build a cheese processing facility on an Alpine pasture offering tours and events to learn about cheese and Alpine farming.