In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
An investment project for the modernisation and automation of a frozen fruits processing plant in order to minimise production losses.
A young farmer used RDP support to expand and diversify the range of products and services offered by her beekeeping holding.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
A young female farmer in Lithuania benefited from EAFRD business start-up support to establish a modern, profitable farm.
Seven LAGs in the Lombardy region cooperated to create the 'Fair trade economic district', which is an innovative development model to promote economic and cultural growth in rural areas.
EAFRD supported the successful development of a local brand in a mountainous area in Lower Silesia, Poland. It enabled the local population to develop its unique cultural diversity into a successful, integrated touristic product.
A group of farmers in Latvia used EAFRD support to set up a mobile slaughterhouse for common use. The investment enabled farmers to respond to the increasing demand for certified slaughterhouse services at a competitive price.