A dynamic agricultural cooperative used Rural Development Programme support for the setting up of a modern seed processing facility in order to enhance its competitiveness.
Projects & Practice
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
RDP support enabled a home-based business that sells quality vegetarian food products to increase its production capacity and reach out to an international market.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
A young female farmer decided to renovated an old building on the family farm and offer accommodation for tourists.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.