In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
Setting up a briquette production plant that uses wood dust and energetic willow, shows how a region's natural resources can be used for energy production in an environmentally friendly way.
A French region developed its own brand that capitalises on its culinary tradition, as well as the diversity and quality of its local produce.