In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
Precision farming has great economic and environmental potentials and a project was set up to promote its use in the Austrian context.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.