Rural Development Programme support was used for installing a water recycling system to further reduce costs of vegetable hydroponic production, and minimising waste water.
Projects & Practice
Promoting extensive grazing in a communal area to enhance biodiversity in and around a Natura 2000 designated area.
Rural Development Progamme investment support enabled a conventional broiler farmer to construct a new energy efficient broiler house.
Developing a new and practical system to manage pig manure more efficiently, as a means to significantly reduce NH3 emissions and produce green energy.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
Restoration of a deteriorating forest road and the construction of a wooden lookout tower in order to protect 1500 ha of forest from forest fires.
An afforestation project to protect the largest body of freshwater in Guadeloupe and improve the biodiversity in the surrounding area.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
A small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.