Setting up a milk collection and processing plant to create added value and enable the farm to diversify its products and respond better to consumers’ needs.
Projects & Practice
The largest, hi-tech hydroponic greenhouse for growing vegetables in the Czech Republic used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to upgrade its pesticide-free production capacity.
A cheese-making facility was set up on the border between the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia to increase the attractiveness of the area, market local products and create new jobs for the local population.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop her goat dairy farm into a dairy and become a major supplier of dairy products domestically and abroad.
A young entrepreneur used RDP support to build a state-of-the-art greenhouse for growing cherry tomatoes, using an innovative hydroponic system.
EAFRD support enabled a young person to start his own commercially-oriented farm, thus contributing to the generational renewal of the sector.
Modernisation of a rice farm in Portugal through the application of precision farming in its irrigation infrastructure.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.