A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
Projects & Practice
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
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
Scotland’s RDP has adopted simplified administration systems that include a ‘two-tier’ application process for RDP grants. This was introduced to provide proportionate ‘fast-track’ procedures for projects requiring smaller amounts of RDP funding.
A LAG organised a series of tailored workshops to combat digital exclusion among people over 50 years old.
The GrowBiz approach to enterprise support is based on building long-term relationships with businesses and encouraging them to connect, collaborate, share and network with other enterprises in their local community and further afield.
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
Using RDP support to implement a sustainable model of agriculture that combines the production of high quality products and environmental protection. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Environment & Climate Action' category.