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
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.