A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.
Projects & Practice
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.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
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.
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.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.