Promoting extensive grazing in a communal area to enhance biodiversity in and around a Natura 2000 designated area.
Projects & Practice
Rural Development Progamme investment support enabled a conventional broiler farmer to construct a new energy efficient broiler house.
A cooperative focused on quality cheese production, used Rural Development Programme support to expand its facilities and thus ensure the continuous growth of its business.
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Maintaining natural and semi-natural meadows and wetlands to ensure suitable nesting conditions for an endangered bird species: the Aquatic Warbler.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.