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.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
Using RDP support to implement a sustainable model of agriculture that combines the production of high quality products and environmental protection. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Environment & Climate Action' category.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.