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
Using RDP support to acquire new equipment for a small town's public kitchen.
An afforestation project to protect the largest body of freshwater in Guadeloupe and improve the biodiversity in the surrounding area.
Organising a series of awareness raising and capacity building activities for environmental NGOs in Mayotte.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
An infrastructure investment to solve the problem of waste water treatment in a sparsely populated rural municipality.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
An inter-territorial cooperation project to support the development of a system for verifying the traceability and the sustainable management of wood from hedgerows.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.