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
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice