An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
Projects & Practice
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
‘Nos Oignons’ is an association that supported the preparation and implementation of three RDP funded projects that promote social farming in Wallonia.
RDP support helped a farmer to acquire the necessary equipment and infrastructure to continue expanding his organic beef cattle herd.
A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
Maintaining natural and semi-natural meadows and wetlands to ensure suitable nesting conditions for an endangered bird species: the Aquatic Warbler.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
A young female farmer in Italy received RDP support to convert to organic fruit production.