A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
Projects & Practice
Tularù is an organic and multi-functional closed-cycle farm born that began life as a centre for sustainable production. It offers an alternative approach to solving current environmental, social and economic issues for farms.
A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.
Modernization of a poultry farm by installing new, laying hen equipment and by renovating the production buildings.
An investment project to modernise a buffalo dairy farm through the introduction of new processes and equipment.
Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.
Protecting and promoting traditional vegetables can lead to increased incomes for farmers and environmental benefits for society.
A project offering training modules targeting bovine breeders to promote alternative methods to maintain healthy livestock and decrease the use of antibiotics
RDP support helped set up a new dairy factory which combined the most modern production techniques and equipment with traditional knowledge, in order to produce a high-quality niche cheese for local and international markets.
An association used EAFRD funding to help preserve chestnut woods in Italy and boost growers’ income by buying new equipment and coordinating the supply chain.