Rural Development Programme support was used for installing a water recycling system to further reduce costs of vegetable hydroponic production, and minimising waste water.
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 young farmer used RDP investment support for the construction of a facility for primary processing of grain seeds.
An organic cattle breeding family farm used RDP investment support to acquire machinery for the efficient harvest of high-quality animal feed.
Creation of a bioreserve consisting of a small reservoir, a retention basin, and an adjacent strip of vegetation to improve water retention in an intensively farmed area.
A young entrepreneur used RDP support to build a state-of-the-art greenhouse for growing cherry tomatoes, using an innovative hydroponic system.
A family farm used support from multiple Rural Development Programme (RDP) measures to ensure the farm’s viability and diversify towards a quality focused and profit-oriented business.
A young female farmer invested in the construction of greenhouses and an irrigation system to improve her farm’s profitability and mitigate production risks linked to climate change.
Modernisation of a rice farm in Portugal through the application of precision farming in its irrigation infrastructure.
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.