Natural constraint payments play a key role in supporting farms to sustain their profitability and develop in areas that would otherwise be abandoned.
Projects & Practice
The construction of a new production facility to process minced fava beans and to take advantage of the market shift from meat to plant-based protein foods.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
RDP support helped a farmer to acquire the necessary equipment and infrastructure to continue expanding his organic beef cattle herd.
Maintaining natural and semi-natural meadows and wetlands to ensure suitable nesting conditions for an endangered bird species: the Aquatic Warbler.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.