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
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.
The project saw an unused calves’ shed converted into a farm shop selling organic products.
Investing in facilities that respect animal welfare enabled a meat processing company to improve its profitability while responding to society’s ethical concerns.
An investment project for the modernisation and automation of a frozen fruits processing plant in order to minimise production losses.
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
Brand new manufacturing and packaging procedures were developed in order to produce healthy nutritional products for children from fruit and vegetables.
The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
A series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.