A young farmer with reduced mobility used support from the Rural Development Programme (RDP) to expand his organic lavender farm and create jobs for people with disabilities.
Projects & Practice
A Danish plant nursery installed climate and control systems in their greenhouses to increase energy efficiency and reduce their production costs.
A young female farmer used RDP support to install a cow herd management system which improved the economic and animal welfare performance of the farm.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
A series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.