A Maltese young farmer took over his father’s sheep farm in order to preserve local traditions, whilst incorporating new and innovative ideas in the production and marketing process.
Projects & Practice
The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
A young farmer used RDP support to expand and diversify the range of products and services offered by her beekeeping holding.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
An ambitious entrepreneur used business start-up aid for young farmers in order to modernise his farm and create a series of innovative products.
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
An example of sustainable cultivation of olive trees and extraction of olive oil using innovative ultrasound techniques.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
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.