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.
Projects & Practice
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
Modernization of a poultry farm by installing new, laying hen equipment and by renovating the production buildings.
Using RDP support to implement a sustainable model of agriculture that combines the production of high quality products and environmental protection. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Environment & Climate Action' category.
Installing a net to reduce the risk of damage from natural threats such as hail, torrential rains, birds and insects.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.