RDP funds were used to improve the management of water resources in an area of intensive agriculture.
Projects & Practice
Investing in cutting edge production techniques (hydroponics in pots) allowed a farmer to fill a gap in the market increasing the availability of vegetables in winter, with minimal environmental impact.
A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.