The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Projects & Practice
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.
Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.