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
Acquisition of a wood chipper that produces chips for cogeneration more efficiently, thus reducing the cost of tools and consumables per unit of finished product.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
A historic Chateau was restored to its initial state and turned into one of the most modern wine-producing facilities in Slovakia.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
A company managing publicly-owned forests purchased new machinery to turn forest residues and logging waste into valuable biomass fuel.
An association used EAFRD funding to help preserve chestnut woods in Italy and boost growers’ income by buying new equipment and coordinating the supply chain.
A LAG from eastern France prepared a territorial supply plan to help forest decision-makers to monitor and coordinate supply and demand for their territory’s timber products.