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.
Projects & Practice
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.
The project aimed to improve farmers’ soil management skills and know-how on profitable and resource-efficient farming.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
A farm producing lettuce, melons and watermelons used RDP support to modernise its processing facilities and better respond to the clients requirements.