A Maltese young farmer took over his father’s sheep farm in order to preserve local traditions, whilst incorporating new and innovative ideas in the production and marketing process.
Projects & Practice
Organising a series of educational events to raise awareness and interest about the environmental functions of the peatlands in Brandenburg.
Improving the centre of a small community by replacing the roofs of municipal buildings.
A project addressing the Water Framework Directive, by restoring the natural flow of a stream, while preserving the local cultural heritage and protecting from floods.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Training on small-scale water retention was provided to the staff of relevant regional authorities in order to confront the impact of climate change at regional level.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.
RDP support for young farmers enabled a young entrepreneur to turn his small farm into a viable organic farm which contributes to the protection of the environment while creating new employment opportunities for the local community.