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
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, a website was set up under Rural Development Programme Technical Assistance to help match agricultural companies with jobseekers
The project has created entirely new operating models to improve the well-being of agricultural entrepreneurs and how they can cope with difficulties.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
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.
“My Farm, My Way” is a web platform that allows farmers to exchange ideas and innovative practices and get to learn from each other.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funds to develop a network of nature-based service providers and activities to support their development such as study trips and work groups.