A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Projects & Practice
A farm employing people with special needs set up a process line and an experimental kitchen, where non-commercial agricultural produce can be turned into new products.
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
A farm producing flowers used RDP support to purchase new equipment and a tractor, thus achieving its goal to enhance and diversify its production.
An association used EAFRD funding to help preserve chestnut woods in Italy and boost growers’ income by buying new equipment and coordinating the supply chain.
A Romanian company contructed of a modern dairy plant with a renewable energy production unit that uses the by-products of milk production.
Awareness raising and sales promotion for organic crops and products