An organic cattle breeding farm is working to reverse the degradation of environmental conditions on the farm, whilst ensuring its long-term economic sustainability.
Projects & Practice
A family farm used support from multiple Rural Development Programme (RDP) measures to ensure the farm’s viability and diversify towards a quality focused and profit-oriented business.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
A female entrepreneur used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support for young farmers to grow her business of producing herbs and container ornamental plants.
Organising a series of educational events to raise awareness and interest about the environmental functions of the peatlands in Brandenburg.
An infrastructure investment to solve the problem of waste water treatment in a sparsely populated rural municipality.
A project addressing the Water Framework Directive, by restoring the natural flow of a stream, while preserving the local cultural heritage and protecting from floods.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
RDP support helped a farmer to acquire the necessary equipment and infrastructure to continue expanding his organic beef cattle herd.