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
A diversified farm with a carpentry workshop, used RDP support to acquire a telescopic handler in order to improve its productivity.
Organising a series of awareness raising and capacity building activities for environmental NGOs in Mayotte.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
Brand new manufacturing and packaging procedures were developed in order to produce healthy nutritional products for children from fruit and vegetables.
A successful pilot project to improve animal welfare conditions and slurry management in a pig and poultry farm in north-east Bohemia.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
LEADER support helped establish a web school for local businesses providing them with the tools to better organise their work and market their services and products.
A Czech farm used EAFRD funds to improve its processing equipment, allowing to improve the quality and expand the range of sausages produced.
EAFRD funding helped renovate a dairy farm boosting animal welfare and making farm work more efficient.