The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Projects & Practice
A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
RDP support enabled a home-based business that sells quality vegetarian food products to increase its production capacity and reach out to an international market.
A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.
Modernisation of a cannery with new machinery leading to improved competitiveness and a stronger local short supply chain.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.
Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.
Investing into new machinery for applying liquid fertilizers on crop production in order to protect ground and surface waters.