A Maltese young farmer took over his father’s sheep farm in order to preserve local traditions, whilst incorporating new and innovative ideas in the production and marketing process.
Projects & Practice
Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Setting up an anti-hail system over a newly planted orchard of cherry trees, in order to mitigate the impact of climate change over agricultural production.
A livestock farmer received training and undertook a consultation to find out how to improve animal welfare on his farm.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Using RDP support to acquire new equipment for a small town's public kitchen.
Organising a series of awareness raising and capacity building activities for environmental NGOs in Mayotte.
A young farmer used RDP support to expand and diversify the range of products and services offered by her beekeeping holding.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.