A family farm used support from multiple Rural Development Programme (RDP) measures to ensure the farm’s viability and diversify towards a quality focused and profit-oriented business.
Projects & Practice
A dynamic agricultural cooperative used Rural Development Programme support for the setting up of a modern seed processing facility in order to enhance its competitiveness.
A market-driven investment to increase a sheep farm’s competitiveness, through the intensification of high quality organic milk production.
A modern hen farm producing eggs for human consumption, set up a new unit to process non commercial eggs and therefore increase its competitiveness.
RDP support enabled a home-based business that sells quality vegetarian food products to increase its production capacity and reach out to an international market.
Modernization of a poultry farm by installing new, laying hen equipment and by renovating the production buildings.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Installing a net to reduce the risk of damage from natural threats such as hail, torrential rains, birds and insects.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.