An EIP-AGRI Operational Group was set up to develop new agronomic tools that will enable farmers to use pivot irrigation more efficiently.
Projects & Practice
A family farm specialising in high quality beef cattle breeding used Rural Development Programme support to acquire new, cost-saving and more environmentally-friendly machinery.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
Modernisation of a rice farm in Portugal through the application of precision farming in its irrigation infrastructure.
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
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.
Supporting regional planning using transnational cooperation, with a particular focus on local public-private partnerships
Development of an online platform and an app that allows beekeepers to more efficiently maintain their intervention records and exchange know-how.