RDP funds were used to improve the management of water resources in an area of intensive agriculture.
Projects & Practice
An organic farm used investment support from the Slovakian Rural Development Programme to modernize its facilities in order to improve animal welfare and increase production.
A partnership between farms and a cooperative to modernise the production of dairy products and establish their own short supply chain.
CAP funds for a young farmer support rural revitalisation in the Slovenian mountains
Rural Development Programme support was used for installing a water recycling system to further reduce costs of vegetable hydroponic production, and minimising waste water.
Investing in cutting edge production techniques (hydroponics in pots) allowed a farmer to fill a gap in the market increasing the availability of vegetables in winter, with minimal environmental impact.
Setting up a slaughterhouse on-site helped the beneficiary and other nearby organic lamb breeders to increase their profitability through direct marketing.
Female entrepreneurs used RDP investment support to increase the production capacity of their juniper syrup-producing business.
A well-established food processor used investment support from the Estonian RDP to expand the range of baby food products it offers and thus maintain its dynamic growth.
A young female farmer invested in the construction of greenhouses and an irrigation system to improve her farm’s profitability and mitigate production risks linked to climate change.