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 agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
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.