A Maltese young farmer took over his father’s sheep farm in order to preserve local traditions, whilst incorporating new and innovative ideas in the production and marketing process.
Projects & Practice
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
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.
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.
A micro distillery was established with the aim of producing unique, high-quality vodka and brandy from potatoes that are not of marketable quality.
A micro enterprise received LEADER support and turned a hobby into a revenue-generating business: using insects to produce protein flour for animal feed.
A project to shorten the value chain from the farm to the consumer, to increase the availability of high-quality, local foods and to increase local business profitability.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.