A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.
Projects & Practice
The largest inter-territorial cooperation project in Finland for 2014-2020, aims to promote cultural heritage as a vehicle for tourism development.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
A study financed by the Finnish RDP aimed to find new digital solutions for making reindeer husbandry a more efficient and profitable business.