An award-winning organic farm in Finland set up a food production network with neighbouring farms aiming to achieve energy and nutrient self-sufficiency.
Projects & Practice
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
A market-driven investment to increase a sheep farm’s competitiveness, through the intensification of high quality organic milk production.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
An example on how the process of preparing a local development strategy was used for stakeholder consultation on key rural development issues.
Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.