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.
Projects & Practice
A cooperative focused on quality cheese production, used Rural Development Programme support to expand its facilities and thus ensure the continuous growth of its business.
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
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.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
A farm used RDP support to acquire new machinery in order to improve its strawberry production and increase its profitability.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.