A family farm used support from multiple Rural Development Programme (RDP) measures to ensure the farm’s viability and diversify towards a quality focused and profit-oriented business.
Projects & Practice
A cooperative focused on quality cheese production, used Rural Development Programme support to expand its facilities and thus ensure the continuous growth of its business.
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
A family farm specialised on wine production used RDP support to acquire a new tractor and in this way improve its productivity and competitiveness.
A company making pork products used RDP support to purchase new equipment that allowed it to increase production capacity and end product quality.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
RDP support helped a farmer to acquire the necessary equipment and infrastructure to continue expanding his organic beef cattle herd.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
A farm used RDP support to acquire new machinery in order to improve its strawberry production and increase its profitability.