Investment in a biogas plant allows for formation of a new partnership between local farmers and a food producer contributing to the circular economy.
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.
Rural Development Programme support was used for installing a water recycling system to further reduce costs of vegetable hydroponic production, and minimising waste water.
The largest, hi-tech hydroponic greenhouse for growing vegetables in the Czech Republic used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to upgrade its pesticide-free production capacity.
A cheese-making facility was set up on the border between the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia to increase the attractiveness of the area, market local products and create new jobs for the local population.
Estonian farms open their doors to guests, who can experience daily life on a farm or a rural business, buy local products and learn about living and working in rural areas.
Female entrepreneurs used RDP investment support to increase the production capacity of their juniper syrup-producing business.
The project saw an unused calves’ shed converted into a farm shop selling organic products.
A Slovakian company with a long history of manufacturing confectionery products benefited from Rural Development Programme support to modernise its equipment and production processes.