Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
Projects & Practice
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
A company that produces ice-cider in northern Sweden, combined RDP support and crowdfunding to plant an apple orchard that would support its production needs.
Precision farming has great economic and environmental potentials and a project was set up to promote its use in the Austrian context.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.