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
An infrastructure investment to solve the problem of waste water treatment in a sparsely populated rural municipality.
This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. It is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
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.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.
The project aimed to improve farmers’ soil management skills and know-how on profitable and resource-efficient farming.