Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
Projects & Practice
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
In order to improve the economic performance of his holding, a young farmer received support to increase the cultivated land and to build an irrigated greenhouse for the production of vegetables.
This project aimed to replace old farming machinery and thus improve the productivity and economic performance of a farm holding.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.