A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Projects & Practice
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.
An example of sustainable cultivation of olive trees and extraction of olive oil using innovative ultrasound techniques.
The Canary Islands have implemented Simplified Cost Options in order to simplify RDP implementation and reduce the error rate
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Developing an innovative model of local-level bio-waste.
A farm used RDP support to set up a micro district heating system to produce heating from wood biomass and at the same time expand its leisure and tourism facilities.
An old abandoned farm through three separate investments was turned into an orchard with hail protection nets and a building to store the produce and equipment.
Two RDP funded projects enabled a company specialised on biomass heating to grow by financing the purchase of mobile wood chipper and later on a pelleting system.
An innovative environmental training centre was established in Murcia, demonstrating the potentials of renewable energy based on diversified rural tourism.