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
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
An ambitious entrepreneur used business start-up aid for young farmers in order to modernise his farm and create a series of innovative products.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.
A small family farm in a traditional winemaking area of Croatia used RDP support to purchase new machinery and equipment for wine producing.