A family farm used support from multiple Rural Development Programme (RDP) measures to ensure the farm’s viability and diversify towards a quality focused and profit-oriented business.
Projects & Practice
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, a website was set up under Rural Development Programme Technical Assistance to help match agricultural companies with jobseekers
Setting up an EIP Operational Group that aims to enable Flemish farmers to operate small-scale anaerobic digesters more efficiently.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
Restoring a wetland ecosystem and creating an observation area, for ecological, hydrological, educational and touristic purposes.