The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
Projects & Practice
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.
RDP support enabled a home-based business that sells quality vegetarian food products to increase its production capacity and reach out to an international market.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
This project created free outdoor recreational infrastructure for a range of age groups and motivated them to take up physical activity through workshops and presentations.
A young female farmer decided to renovated an old building on the family farm and offer accommodation for tourists.
A young female farmer in Italy received RDP support to convert to organic fruit production.