A family farm used support from multiple Rural Development Programme (RDP) measures to ensure the farm’s viability and diversify towards a quality focused and profit-oriented business.
Projects & Practice
EAFRD support enabled a young person to start his own commercially-oriented farm, thus contributing to the generational renewal of the sector.
Modernisation of a rice farm in Portugal through the application of precision farming in its irrigation infrastructure.
A female entrepreneur used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support for young farmers to grow her business of producing herbs and container ornamental plants.
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.