Rural Development Programme support was used to improve the accessibility and educational function of a UNESCO-listed Natural Park in Madeira, Portugal.
Projects & Practice
Slow Trips unites partners from six EU Member States to communicate and market innovative tourism products characterised by sustainability and participation and to attract new target groups of tourists who are dissatisfied with superficial sightseeing.
Communities in Romania, Flanders (Belgium) and Scotland worked collectively to create a model for community-led sustainable tourism development.
GOTECFOR is an EIP-AGRI operational group that contributes to the bioeconomy by seeking to optimise the value chain of forest biomass, as a fuel for heating.
A TNC cooperation project in which partner areas with long coastlines worked together to strike a balance between protecting the environment and opening up their areas to tourists in a sustainable way.
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
Modernisation of a rice farm in Portugal through the application of precision farming in its irrigation infrastructure.
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.