Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
Projects & Practice
Promoting extensive grazing in a communal area to enhance biodiversity in and around a Natura 2000 designated area.
The project took nature-friendly vine cultivation on a family farm a step further to develop zero-waste processing methods that valorise all by-products of grapes in a sustainable and fully circular way. The resulting seeds, oil and flour have proved very popular with customers.
Organic and biodynamic farms cooperate to jointly acquire no-till cultivation equipment to enhance soil quality, reduce pollution and maximise their soil’s capacity to act as a carbon sink.
A small farm converted to organic vegetable production and in so doing successfully increased its competitiveness and profitability.
A project used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to ensure easy access to medical and aftercare services for rural residents.
Natural constraint payments play a key role in supporting farms to sustain their profitability and develop in areas that would otherwise be abandoned.
An award-winning organic farm in Finland set up a food production network with neighbouring farms aiming to achieve energy and nutrient self-sufficiency.
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.