An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
Projects & Practice
Many small towns have the problem of vacant sales spaces and an innovative concept to revitalise city centres is to offer flexible rental options to pop-up shops. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Popular Vote' category.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
A micro distillery was established with the aim of producing unique, high-quality vodka and brandy from potatoes that are not of marketable quality.
A micro enterprise received LEADER support and turned a hobby into a revenue-generating business: using insects to produce protein flour for animal feed.
An innovative concept to revitalise the city centre of an Austrian town by offering flexible rental options to pop up shops.
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
Supporting the development of a demonstration model of a new harvesting machine adapted to the environment of Danish wetlands.
The success story a hobby farmer with full time employment who created a world class dessert wine and now supplies Michelin restaurants both nationally and internationally.
‘Nature Connects’ is a campaign to raise and generate awareness on the importance of biodiversity in rural landscapes by bringing together land owners, experts and the broader public.