Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.
Projects & Practice
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
In order to improve the economic performance of his holding, a young farmer received support to increase the cultivated land and to build an irrigated greenhouse for the production of vegetables.
This project aimed to replace old farming machinery and thus improve the productivity and economic performance of a farm holding.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
An environmental NGO implemented a project to preserve and maintain an old clay pit that provides shelter to a number of rare and endangered species.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
An educational peer-to-peer programme for farmers that are engaged into innovative practices, facilitated through participative techniques and scientific expertise.
Restoring a wetland ecosystem and creating an observation area, for ecological, hydrological, educational and touristic purposes.
Given that compost for growing oyster mushrooms was not produced in Romania and had to be imported, a group of farmers used EAFRD to build a plant for producing compost using their own wheat straw.