‘Nos Oignons’ is an association that supported the preparation and implementation of three RDP funded projects that promote social farming in Wallonia.
Projects & Practice
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.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
A series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
LEADER funding enabled the purchase of specialist equipment for training students in the use of modern and sophisticated archaeological surveying techniques.
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.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
A family farm used RDP support to switch from cattle to turkey breeding in response to market demand.
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.