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
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
RDP support enabled a home-based business that sells quality vegetarian food products to increase its production capacity and reach out to an international market.
Set up an operational group to improve the efficiency of the fruit production sector in Spain by developing new approaches for joint management of farms.
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.
Installing a net to reduce the risk of damage from natural threats such as hail, torrential rains, birds and insects.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.