A female entrepreneur used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support for young farmers to grow her business of producing herbs and container ornamental plants.
Projects & Practice
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
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.
Responding to clients’ needs by offering new integrated veterinary services using a mobile laboratory.
A poultry farm used RDP support to modernise its facilities and produce high quality free range eggs.
Setting up a state-of-the-art greenhouse for hydroponic production of tomatoes using renewable energy sources for heating.
An entrepreneur developed an innovative farming model by turning an old farm into a demonstration site where visitors can see and learn about husbandry and endemic game species.
An association used RDP support to redevelop the inadequate building of an old community centre into a multiple service centre covering both cultural and information needs of the local residents.