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
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
A project set out to renovate and expand an old dairy farm by using new technological solutions.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.
An agricultural holding installed 42 ha of pastures which helped increase the farm’s livestock while increasing carbon sequestration and offering environmental services.
A year-round holiday cottage was built on an equestrian farm to accommodate guests. The construction used natural materials such as moss and wood.
Investments in renewable energy helped a pig farm to maintain and increase its competitiveness.
Natural potential of rural areas often remains unexploited. In Estonia the construction of a water themed park generated interest in the countryside and attracted visitors through promoting eco-tourism and environmental education.