Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Projects & Practice
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
A young female farmer decided to renovated an old building on the family farm and offer accommodation for tourists.
A family farm decided to diversify and supplement its income by investing in agri-tourism.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.
IRRIFRAME is an expert system for irrigation backed by the results of more than 50 years of research on plant/water relations and sustainable irrigation management.
RDP support financed the replacement of outdated irrigation infrastructure towards improved water use efficiency, increased crop yields and reduced energy costs.