An EIP Operational Group worked on the reintroduction of ancient wheat species in the context of current practices applied at farm level.
Projects & Practice
The project has created entirely new operating models to improve the well-being of agricultural entrepreneurs and how they can cope with difficulties.
A cooperative focused on quality cheese production, used Rural Development Programme support to expand its facilities and thus ensure the continuous growth of its business.
The construction of a new production facility to process minced fava beans and to take advantage of the market shift from meat to plant-based protein foods.
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
EAFRD supported the successful development of a local brand in a mountainous area in Lower Silesia, Poland. It enabled the local population to develop its unique cultural diversity into a successful, integrated touristic product.