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
Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
In order to improve the economic performance of his holding, a young farmer received support to increase the cultivated land and to build an irrigated greenhouse for the production of vegetables.
This project aimed to replace old farming machinery and thus improve the productivity and economic performance of a farm holding.
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.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.