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
Introducing a new forest management method that ensures the rapid and natural rejuvenation of harvested forests.
Developing a new and practical system to manage pig manure more efficiently, as a means to significantly reduce NH3 emissions and produce green energy.
Elevated growing trays and the automation of some management tasks has enabled strawberry production to be less reliant on external inputs and to re-use irrigation water.
A female entrepreneur used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support for young farmers to grow her business of producing herbs and container ornamental plants.
Improving the centre of a small community by replacing the roofs of municipal buildings.
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Construction of a new, versatile building consisting of a coworking space, a cultural hall and a tourist office, enhancing the services offered to the residents of a rural municipality.