In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
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.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
LEADER support helped establish a web school for local businesses providing them with the tools to better organise their work and market their services and products.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.
The ‘RIKK’ project aimed to develop regional, intercultural competences, for a more unified approach to many initiatives supporting better integration of immigrants.