A family farm specialised on wine production used RDP support to acquire a new tractor and in this way improve its productivity and competitiveness.
Projects & Practice
A market-driven investment to increase a sheep farm’s competitiveness, through the intensification of high quality organic milk production.
A dairy farm combined three RDP supported operations to increase and modernise milk production and secure one full-time job.
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
An example of sustainable cultivation of olive trees and extraction of olive oil using innovative ultrasound techniques.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
A project to allow small businesses in the agricultural and forestry sectors to incorporate innovation more efficiently.
The knowledge generated in research and innovation projects is hard to access, thus it is vital to create networks for knowledge transfer between production and research.
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.