A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
Projects & Practice
A dynamic agricultural cooperative used Rural Development Programme support for the setting up of a modern seed processing facility in order to enhance its competitiveness.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
The knowledge generated in research and innovation projects is hard to access, thus it is vital to create networks for knowledge transfer between production and research.
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
RDP support enabled a home-based business that sells quality vegetarian food products to increase its production capacity and reach out to an international market.
Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professionals to settle in the countryside.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
A young female farmer introduced a blackberry plantation into a wheat and barley production area and created added value by developing a new range of products. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.