Italian farmers join forces in new organics value chain.
Projects & Practice
Rural Development Programme investment support has boosted the productivity and competitiveness of a family dairy business and helped to safeguard more than 60 jobs.
Animal welfare support enabled a farmer to improve the living conditions of his buffalo herd and at the same time improve the quality and quantity of milk produced.
Female entrepreneurs used RDP investment support to increase the production capacity of their juniper syrup-producing business.
A pig farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to improve the animals’ living conditions and the branding of their products.
A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.
A company making pork products used RDP support to purchase new equipment that allowed it to increase production capacity and end product quality.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.
An integrated project in Italy supported farmers to add value to the local production of wheat and wheat flour, and thus become more competitive.