A dynamic agricultural cooperative used Rural Development Programme support for the setting up of a modern seed processing facility in order to enhance its competitiveness.
Projects & Practice
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
A family farm specialised on wine production used RDP support to acquire a new tractor and in this way improve its productivity and competitiveness.
A project addressing the Water Framework Directive, by restoring the natural flow of a stream, while preserving the local cultural heritage and protecting from floods.
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.
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
A family farm used RDP support to switch from cattle to turkey breeding in response to market demand.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.