A dynamic agricultural cooperative used Rural Development Programme support for the setting up of a modern seed processing facility in order to enhance its competitiveness.
Projects & Practice
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.
A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.
A company making pork products used RDP support to purchase new equipment that allowed it to increase production capacity and end product quality.
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
RDP support helped a farmer to acquire the necessary equipment and infrastructure to continue expanding his organic beef cattle herd.
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.