A young female farmer in Italy received RDP support to convert to organic fruit production.
Projects & Practice
A series of knowledge-transfer activities to increase knowledge and skills on organic plant and animal production, processing and marketing.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
A project offering training modules targeting bovine breeders to promote alternative methods to maintain healthy livestock and decrease the use of antibiotics
Responding to clients’ needs by offering new integrated veterinary services using a mobile laboratory.
An old abandoned farm through three separate investments was turned into an orchard with hail protection nets and a building to store the produce and equipment.
A poultry farm used RDP support to modernise its facilities and produce high quality free range eggs.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.
RDP support for young farmers enabled a young entrepreneur to turn his small farm into a viable organic farm which contributes to the protection of the environment while creating new employment opportunities for the local community.
The cost for fossil fuels can be a significant constrain for the operation of a small farm. Reverting into renewable sources of energy such as biomass, can help increase the farm’s competitiveness while protecting the environment.