The largest, hi-tech hydroponic greenhouse for growing vegetables in the Czech Republic used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to upgrade its pesticide-free production capacity.
Projects & Practice
Creation of a bioreserve consisting of a small reservoir, a retention basin, and an adjacent strip of vegetation to improve water retention in an intensively farmed area.
Modernisation of a rice farm in Portugal through the application of precision farming in its irrigation infrastructure.
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
A series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
A company used RDP support to install 9 ha of infrastructure for the production of fresh herbs, aiming to take advantage of the increasing demand for high-quality fresh produce in the European markets.