Harnessing forest education and culture as a rural development resource.
Projects & Practice
A farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to produce horse manure pellets that can be used as an organic fertiliser as well as a source of renewable energy.
Rural areas are commonly affected by depopulation and ageing populations. This project promoted healthy and active ageing in rural areas, by offering physical and social activities for the elderly.
EAFRD support enabled a young person to start his own commercially-oriented farm, thus contributing to the generational renewal of the sector.
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
A project to enhance the facilities on a geological site, enable new visitor-based activities and attract more visitors who will spend more time in the area.