Slovenian smallholders cooperate to strengthen their collective competitiveness.
Projects & Practice
An EIP operation group project to test and propagate new, cost-effective and environmentally friendly strawberry and apple varieties in Emilia-Romagna.
Italian farmers join forces in new organics value chain.
Setting up a slaughterhouse on-site helped the beneficiary and other nearby organic lamb breeders to increase their profitability through direct marketing.
Using RDP support to develop and test a prototype mobile solar power station that can produce clean energy at any location without needing any fixed infrastructure.
A livestock farmer received training and undertook a consultation to find out how to improve animal welfare on his farm.
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
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.