A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.
Projects & Practice
In order to maintain the traditional activity of extensive sheep and cattle grazing, the government of Andalusia created a pilot training programme on pastoralism for those that wanted to pursue a new career.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
Investing into new machinery for applying liquid fertilizers on crop production in order to protect ground and surface waters.
In response to the increasing number of tourists, a small accommodation provider used RDP support to increase the capacity of his business and set up leisure activities.
An integrated project in Italy supported farmers to add value to the local production of wheat and wheat flour, and thus become more competitive.
A number of arable farms formed a consortium to explore the possibility of growing oleaginous crops and adding value to the local production.
Supporting the preparatory work for the creation of a 41 km green lane linking up bends the Meuse river between the municipalities of Yvoir and Huy in Wallonia.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.