A Maltese young farmer took over his father’s sheep farm in order to preserve local traditions, whilst incorporating new and innovative ideas in the production and marketing process.
Projects & Practice
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.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
A series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
An environmental NGO implemented a project to preserve and maintain an old clay pit that provides shelter to a number of rare and endangered species.