Harnessing forest education and culture as a rural development resource.
Projects & Practice
A partnership between farms and a cooperative to modernise the production of dairy products and establish their own short supply chain.
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.
The genetic integrity of two species of traditional Lithuanian sheep breeds is being protected by agri-environment and climate RDP funds on a certified organic family farm which sells the sheep’s meat and wool and offspring, as well as uses the traditional breed as a unique rural tourism attraction.
EAFRD support enabled a young person to start his own commercially-oriented farm, thus contributing to the generational renewal of the sector.
An EIP-AGRI operational group on improving the soil’s quality and structure, using new generation microelements and microorganisms.
A project used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to ensure easy access to medical and aftercare services for rural residents.
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.