A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Projects & Practice
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.