Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
A family farm specialised on wine production used RDP support to acquire a new tractor and in this way improve its productivity and competitiveness.
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
Acquisition of a wood chipper that produces chips for cogeneration more efficiently, thus reducing the cost of tools and consumables per unit of finished product.
A project to support demining of agricultural land in war-affected areas of Croatia.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.