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.
Projects & Practice
Organising a series of awareness raising and capacity building activities for environmental NGOs in Mayotte.
RDP support helped a farmer to acquire the necessary equipment and infrastructure to continue expanding his organic beef cattle herd.
A family business, with a long-standing tradition of producing denim clothing, used support from the LEADER measure to establish a modern workshop and increase its share in domestic and international markets.
A farm used RDP support to acquire new machinery in order to improve its strawberry production and increase its profitability.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
LEADER support helped establish a web school for local businesses providing them with the tools to better organise their work and market their services and products.
RDP funding helped improve a meat supply chain in Aude, France, boosting breeders’ income.
The PRIP project extended the national fibre-optic network in Lithuania to some of the remotest rural communities.
A winemaking cooperative in France’s Jura region used EAFRD funding to develop a bio-purification system for managing waste in an environmentally sustainable way.