Projects & Practice
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.
Setting up a grocery and a social café to support people with intellectual disabilities enter the job market and gain their independence.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.
Sweden’s National Rural Network has set up thematic working groups to improve and encourage the role of rural stakeholders in the delivery of rural development activity.
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
A company that produces ice-cider in northern Sweden, combined RDP support and crowdfunding to plant an apple orchard that would support its production needs.