A Maltese young farmer took over his father’s sheep farm in order to preserve local traditions, whilst incorporating new and innovative ideas in the production and marketing process.
Projects & Practice
An infrastructure investment to solve the problem of waste water treatment in a sparsely populated rural municipality.
Setting up the first transnational LEADER region in Europe, thus allowing the elaboration of a common strategy between LAGs, and include provisions for more sound financial management of and implementation of TNC projects.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
A restoration project of an old railway station became a model of energy-efficient renovation work and set the grounds for creating a eco cluster of specialised companies and technicians.
An entrepreneur developed an innovative farming model by turning an old farm into a demonstration site where visitors can see and learn about husbandry and endemic game species.
RDP support for young farmers enabled a young entrepreneur to turn his small farm into a viable organic farm which contributes to the protection of the environment while creating new employment opportunities for the local community.