CAP funds help young farmer establish a family business in horticulture in Malta.
Projects & Practice
A young farmer with reduced mobility used support from the Rural Development Programme (RDP) to expand his organic lavender farm and create jobs for people with disabilities.
EAFRD support enabled a young person to start his own commercially-oriented farm, thus contributing to the generational renewal of the sector.
Knowledge exchange network established to foster multi-actor collaboration and sharing around organic agriculture.
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.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
A series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.