Setting up a milk collection and processing plant to create added value and enable the farm to diversify its products and respond better to consumers’ needs.
Projects & Practice
A young entrepreneur used RDP support to build a state-of-the-art greenhouse for growing cherry tomatoes, using an innovative hydroponic system.
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.
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
A company making pork products used RDP support to purchase new equipment that allowed it to increase production capacity and end product quality.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.