Rural Development Programme investment support has boosted the productivity and competitiveness of a family dairy business and helped to safeguard more than 60 jobs.
Projects & Practice
The project saw an unused calves’ shed converted into a farm shop selling organic products.
In response to the changing global markets, a dairy used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to reorient its production and maintain its export potential.
A cooperative focused on quality cheese production, used Rural Development Programme support to expand its facilities and thus ensure the continuous growth of its business.
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
A company making pork products used RDP support to purchase new equipment that allowed it to increase production capacity and end product quality.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.