A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
Projects & Practice
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.
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
An example of sustainable cultivation of olive trees and extraction of olive oil using innovative ultrasound techniques.
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.
A cooperative of apple producers set up a joint effort among its members to control the codling moth, a major pest, by means of sexual confusion.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.