A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Projects & Practice
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
Expanding a viticulture business to meet market demand by investing in modern and efficient equipment.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
An old abandoned farm through three separate investments was turned into an orchard with hail protection nets and a building to store the produce and equipment.
EAFRD funding helped expand and develop a social enterprise in rural Scotland. A new training centre is built, a visitor centre expanded and more jobs for adults with special needs created.