Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Projects & Practice
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.
A series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
Installing a net to reduce the risk of damage from natural threats such as hail, torrential rains, birds and insects.
In order to improve the economic performance of his holding, a young farmer received support to increase the cultivated land and to build an irrigated greenhouse for the production of vegetables.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
A young female farmer decided to renovated an old building on the family farm and offer accommodation for tourists.
Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.