An EIP-AGRI Operational Group aimed to improve the traceability and marketing of organic beef in the Slovenian food supply chain through a blockchain-based system.
Projects & Practice
CAP funds invest in innovative Maltese aquaponics and vertical farming greenhouse
CAP support funded a research project concerning the recycling of manure nutrients as fertiliser in Malta.
Rural Development Programme support was used for installing a water recycling system to further reduce costs of vegetable hydroponic production, and minimising waste water.
A farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to produce horse manure pellets that can be used as an organic fertiliser as well as a source of renewable energy.
Investing in cutting edge production techniques (hydroponics in pots) allowed a farmer to fill a gap in the market increasing the availability of vegetables in winter, with minimal environmental impact.
A cooperative venture to develop a new generation energy efficient, thermo-regulated, shed for cattle housing.
A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
A family farm used RDP support to switch from cattle to turkey breeding in response to market demand.