A young farmer received RDP support to build stone wall terraces, helping him to improve the farm’s productivity, while protecting its soil from erosion.
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.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
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.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.