Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.
Projects & Practice
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
Acquisition of a wood chipper that produces chips for cogeneration more efficiently, thus reducing the cost of tools and consumables per unit of finished product.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.