Projects & Practice
Setting up an anti-hail system over a newly planted orchard of cherry trees, in order to mitigate the impact of climate change over agricultural production.
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.
An agricultural business affected by extreme weather conditions used RDP support to repair the damage to its infrastructure and enable it to operate as normal.
A company that was focused on field crops diversified its activities by setting up a business incubator to boost the economic development of an area with high unemployment.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.
In response to the increasing number of tourists, a small accommodation provider used RDP support to increase the capacity of his business and set up leisure activities.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.