Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
Projects & Practice
A family farm specialised on wine production used RDP support to acquire a new tractor and in this way improve its productivity and competitiveness.
A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
The model of the Rural Parliament is one which has grown across Europe. Scotland has adopted the model, following the example of others such as Sweden, Finland and Estonia.
Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.
Expanding a viticulture business to meet market demand by investing in modern and efficient equipment.
A project to support demining of agricultural land in war-affected areas of Croatia.
A company that produces ice-cider in northern Sweden, combined RDP support and crowdfunding to plant an apple orchard that would support its production needs.