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
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
Improving the centre of a small community by replacing the roofs of municipal buildings.
A project that aimed to mobilise society, build inter-generational cooperation and promote the region’s culinary tradition as means to preserve its cultural heritage.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.