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
An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
RDP support enabled a home-based business that sells quality vegetarian food products to increase its production capacity and reach out to an international market.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
Business Development for Women’ provided a business training programme to 60 women, giving them the knowledge and skills necessary to create a business plan for developing their rural business.
Investments in renewable energy helped a pig farm to maintain and increase its competitiveness.
A group of farmers in Latvia used EAFRD support to set up a mobile slaughterhouse for common use. The investment enabled farmers to respond to the increasing demand for certified slaughterhouse services at a competitive price.