A family-owned business created multiple revenue streams by creating a new product from an olive stone by-product, demonstrating sustainable economic development and environmental protection.
Projects & Practice
A European Innovation Partnership (EIP) operational group established a network of farm incubators in Spain to support young farmers who do not have previous family connections or a background in farming.
Setting up a hybrid irrigation system using solar energy to reduce energy costs and carbon dioxide emissions.
Setting up an EIP Operational Group that aims to enable Flemish farmers to operate small-scale anaerobic digesters more efficiently.
‘Planty’ have built a state-of-the-art greenhouse, that uses environmentally friendly techniques and covers the complete production cycle from seed to market.
Set up an operational group to improve the efficiency of the fruit production sector in Spain by developing new approaches for joint management of farms.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.
RDP support financed the replacement of outdated irrigation infrastructure towards improved water use efficiency, increased crop yields and reduced energy costs.