RDP support financed the replacement of outdated irrigation infrastructure towards improved water use efficiency, increased crop yields and reduced energy costs.
Projects & Practice
In an area where cattle breeding is predominent, LEADER funding helped explore the potentials of producing biogas from manure produced in the farms.
A group of farmers in Latvia used EAFRD support to set up a mobile slaughterhouse for common use. The investment enabled farmers to respond to the increasing demand for certified slaughterhouse services at a competitive price.
Awareness raising and sales promotion for organic crops and products
Agri-environment cooperatives in the Netherlands use results-based schemes to distribute payments to farmers according to on-farm nature conservation results.
A young farmer applied and received funds as a new entrant to farming in seeking to establish a beekeeping farm.
The National Rural Network of Slovakia used RDP funds to support the organization of farmers´ markets in different Slovak regions.
A small Finnish start-up company developed nutritional supplements based on traditional herbs and plants from Lapland.
A family farm turned into free range egg production and used RDP support to set up a mobile henhouse.
The Onion Route is a network of tourism service providers and a unique cultural space in the Eastern part of Estonia.