A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Projects & Practice
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
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.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.