An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
Projects & Practice
Modernization of a poultry farm by installing new, laying hen equipment and by renovating the production buildings.
Reducing the cost of renovation works for households lacking essential energy services by bringing together local resources, including people’s skills and time. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Social Inclusion' category.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
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.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Developing an innovative model of local-level bio-waste.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.