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.
Projects & Practice
A small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
Investing into new machinery for applying liquid fertilizers on crop production in order to protect ground and surface waters.
A Slovakian cultural centre used EAFRD support to develop and promote a regional brand to improve sales of local artisanal products.
A biofuel production and packaging line was established in an olive growing region of Greece. The waste residues are used to produce biofuel (PELLET) offering considerable economic and environmental benefits.
A cooperative in Greece set up a fully-automated production line for 100% natural pomegranate juice and fostered a spirit of cooperation among its members.
Finest Greek Tastes is an ambitious LEADER cooperation project involving 21 Local Action Groups and more than 50 municipalities, working together to promote quality Greek products based on local culinary traditions and culture.
The National Rural Network of Slovakia used RDP funds to support the organization of farmers´ markets in different Slovak regions.