A family farm converted to organic lavender farming in order to diversify their offer of products and services in an environmentally sustainable way.
Projects & Practice
A company offering agricultural services to farmers used RDP support to acquire a new combine harvester and a nitrogen testing equipment which regulates the amount of fertiliser applied across the entire crop.
Organic and biodynamic farms cooperate to jointly acquire conservation tillage equipment (subsoilers and no till seeding machine) to enhance soil quality, reduce pollution and maximise their soil’s capacity to act as a carbon sink
A project used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to ensure easy access to medical and aftercare services for rural residents.
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.
A diversified farm with a carpentry workshop, used RDP support to acquire a telescopic handler in order to improve its productivity.
A young farmer used RDP support to expand and diversify the range of products and services offered by her beekeeping holding.
An ambitious entrepreneur used business start-up aid for young farmers in order to modernise his farm and create a series of innovative products.
An organic mountain farm uses indigenous breeds to produce high-quality meat, while preserving the local environment and genetic resources.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.