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.
Projects & Practice
RDP support helped a farmer to acquire the necessary equipment and infrastructure to continue expanding his organic beef cattle herd.
Maintaining natural and semi-natural meadows and wetlands to ensure suitable nesting conditions for an endangered bird species: the Aquatic Warbler.
A slaughterhouse was established on the island of Bornholm to offer slaughtering facilities to small husbandry farms or for larger herds of sheep or cattle.
A rural business development and capacity building project with an emphasis on increasing revenue in the small-islands tourism industry of Denmark.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
Supporting the development of a demonstration model of a new harvesting machine adapted to the environment of Danish wetlands.
An ecovillage was developed on Sweden’s Gotland island using EAFRD funding, providing a model for environmentally-friendly accommodation, waste water treatment, food and energy production. The site is also a template for non-consumerist approaches.
A farmers association provided support on planning and facilitation of land stewardship, with particular focus on grazing in Sønderup river valley.