A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
Projects & Practice
A cheese-producing farm used RDP support to set up a new plant for producing speciality cheeses and ensure its long-term financial sustainability.
A modern hen farm producing eggs for human consumption, set up a new unit to process non commercial eggs and therefore increase its competitiveness.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
A small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.
The Slovakian rural development programme supported a high-quality bakery business in its efforts to increase production capacity and profitability.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
Expanding the production capacity of a company producing pumpkin seeds and potatoes, by investing in new machinery.
A company developed a new allergen free healthy snack and used RDP support to set up the commercial production process.