A young farmer with reduced mobility used support from the Rural Development Programme (RDP) to expand his organic lavender farm and create jobs for people with disabilities.
Projects & Practice
Rural areas are commonly affected by depopulation and ageing populations. This project promoted healthy and active ageing in rural areas, by offering physical and social activities for the elderly.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop her goat dairy farm into a dairy and become a major supplier of dairy products domestically and abroad.
A young female farmer used RDP support to install a cow herd management system which improved the economic and animal welfare performance of the farm.
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.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
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.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
Responding to clients’ needs by offering new integrated veterinary services using a mobile laboratory.