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
The North Connemara Locally Led Agri-Environmental Scheme is a local agricultural scheme to incentivise farmers to incorporate agricultural animals in improving the ecology of their land.
Developing a new and practical system to manage pig manure more efficiently, as a means to significantly reduce NH3 emissions and produce green energy.
Modernisation of a rice farm in Portugal through the application of precision farming in its irrigation infrastructure.
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
Restoration of a meadow irrigation ditch to revive a multi-centennial tradition that existed throughout Europe and over time has produced meadows of outstanding flora.
Improving the centre of a small community by replacing the roofs of municipal buildings.
An infrastructure investment to solve the problem of waste water treatment in a sparsely populated rural municipality.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.