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.
Projects & Practice
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
In order to improve the economic performance of his holding, a young farmer received support to increase the cultivated land and to build an irrigated greenhouse for the production of vegetables.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
A project offering training modules targeting bovine breeders to promote alternative methods to maintain healthy livestock and decrease the use of antibiotics
Responding to clients’ needs by offering new integrated veterinary services using a mobile laboratory.
A poultry farm used RDP support to modernise its facilities and produce high quality free range eggs.
A young and dynamic team of veterinary sector experts received EAFRD support to establish a private laboratory offering high quality veterinary services to farmers.