Rural areas are commonly affected by depopulation and ageing populations. This project promoted healthy and active ageing in rural areas, by offering physical and social activities for the elderly.
Projects & Practice
Modernisation of a rice farm in Portugal through the application of precision farming in its irrigation infrastructure.
A project used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to ensure easy access to medical and aftercare services for rural residents.
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
RDP support helped a farmer to acquire the necessary equipment and infrastructure to continue expanding his organic beef cattle herd.
RDP support helped a young entrepreneur to acquire the necessary equipment in order to start his own wood construction business in an area of high unemployment.
A farm used RDP support to acquire new machinery in order to improve its strawberry production and increase its profitability.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.
A company used RDP support to install 9 ha of infrastructure for the production of fresh herbs, aiming to take advantage of the increasing demand for high-quality fresh produce in the European markets.