CAP funds invest in innovative Maltese aquaponics and vertical farming greenhouse
Projects & Practice
CAP funds help young farmer establish a family business in horticulture in Malta.
Rural areas are commonly affected by depopulation and ageing populations. This project promoted healthy and active ageing in rural areas, by offering physical and social activities for the elderly.
Support for setting up young farmers and adding value to agricultural products in processing enabled a young entrepreneur to set up her own family business on producing artisanal dairy products.
A female entrepreneur used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support for young farmers to grow her business of producing herbs and container ornamental plants.
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.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.
A farm producing flowers used RDP support to purchase new equipment and a tractor, thus achieving its goal to enhance and diversify its production.