A family farm used support from multiple Rural Development Programme (RDP) measures to ensure the farm’s viability and diversify towards a quality focused and profit-oriented business.
Projects & Practice
A young female farmer invested in the construction of greenhouses and an irrigation system to improve her farm’s profitability and mitigate production risks linked to climate change.
Rural Development Progamme investment support enabled a conventional broiler farmer to construct a new energy efficient broiler house.
Developing a new and practical system to manage pig manure more efficiently, as a means to significantly reduce NH3 emissions and produce green energy.
Modernisation of a rice farm in Portugal through the application of precision farming in its irrigation infrastructure.
A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
A market-driven investment to increase a sheep farm’s competitiveness, through the intensification of high quality organic milk production.
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.
A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.