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
Setting up an EIP Operational Group that aims to enable Flemish farmers to operate small-scale anaerobic digesters more efficiently.
Developing a new and practical system to manage pig manure more efficiently, as a means to significantly reduce NH3 emissions and produce green energy.
A female entrepreneur used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support for young farmers to grow her business of producing herbs and container ornamental plants.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.
A project offering training modules targeting bovine breeders to promote alternative methods to maintain healthy livestock and decrease the use of antibiotics