A small farm converted to organic vegetable production and in so doing successfully increased its competitiveness and profitability.
Projects & Practice
Using RDP support to acquire new equipment for a small town's public kitchen.
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 agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.
A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
Training on small-scale water retention was provided to the staff of relevant regional authorities in order to confront the impact of climate change at regional level.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.
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.