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.
Projects & Practice
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
A land consolidation project helped restore the functionality of vineyard terraces and thus maintained a landscape which is a habitat of rare species.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
A farm used RDP support to acquire new machinery in order to improve its strawberry production and increase its profitability.