Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
Projects & Practice
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
A project to allow small businesses in the agricultural and forestry sectors to incorporate innovation more efficiently.
The knowledge generated in research and innovation projects is hard to access, thus it is vital to create networks for knowledge transfer between production and research.
An example on how the process of preparing a local development strategy was used for stakeholder consultation on key rural development issues.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
Setting up a state-of-the-art greenhouse for hydroponic production of tomatoes using renewable energy sources for heating.
Transnational cooperation between a French and Portuguese LAG on the topic of urban-rural relations has resulted in mutual learning about new ways to improve the scope and effectiveness of short supply-chains for local food.