Modernisation of a rice farm in Portugal through the application of precision farming in its irrigation infrastructure.
Projects & Practice
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
Sweden’s National Rural Network has set up thematic working groups to improve and encourage the role of rural stakeholders in the delivery of rural development activity.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
An example on how the process of preparing a local development strategy was used for stakeholder consultation on key rural development issues.
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.