CAP funds help support long-term sustainability of transhumance shepherding in Spain.
Projects & Practice
Agri-food incubator helps diversify rural economy and add value to farm products.
A young unemployed resident of a poor rural area used support from the LEADER measure to create a business that provides a renewable energy source (firewood).
A local action group set up the Acción Sierra Norte platform to protect the groups most at risk from the spread of COVID-19.
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professionals to settle in the countryside.
A young female farmer introduced a blackberry plantation into a wheat and barley production area and created added value by developing a new range of products. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.
Promoting the use of a landscape feature, as it is the dry-stone constructions, to stimulate territorial development.
This inter-territorial cooperation project sought to expand a network of co-working spaces in rural Catalonia and raise awareness of their benefits.