Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
Projects & Practice
A small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
Precision farming has great economic and environmental potentials and a project was set up to promote its use in the Austrian context.
A young female farmer decided to renovated an old building on the family farm and offer accommodation for tourists.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.
A family farm decided to diversify and supplement its income by investing in agri-tourism.
A young female farmer in Italy received RDP support to convert to organic fruit production.
Protecting and promoting traditional vegetables can lead to increased incomes for farmers and environmental benefits for society.