Setting up a milk collection and processing plant to create added value and enable the farm to diversify its products and respond better to consumers’ needs.
Projects & Practice
A young entrepreneur used RDP support to build a state-of-the-art greenhouse for growing cherry tomatoes, using an innovative hydroponic system.
A cooperative focused on quality cheese production, used Rural Development Programme support to expand its facilities and thus ensure the continuous growth of its business.
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.
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.
This project aimed to replace old farming machinery and thus improve the productivity and economic performance of a farm holding.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.