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
Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
Restoration of a deteriorating forest road and the construction of a wooden lookout tower in order to protect 1500 ha of forest from forest fires.
An afforestation project to protect the largest body of freshwater in Guadeloupe and improve the biodiversity in the surrounding area.
The construction of a treetop path that enhances visitors’ experience in one of the oldest oak forests in Europe.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
A small family farm in a traditional winemaking area of Croatia used RDP support to purchase new machinery and equipment for wine producing.