The EIP AGRI Operational Group FitoMicorrizas developed new sustainable cultivation strategies to produce mycorrhizae between native species of highly valued mycorrhizal fungi and plants.
Projects & Practice
A knowledge sharing programme initiated by a cooperative to improve the position of small producers in the value chain.
Rural areas are commonly affected by depopulation and ageing populations. This project promoted healthy and active ageing in rural areas, by offering physical and social activities for the elderly.
GOTECFOR is an EIP-AGRI operational group that contributes to the bioeconomy by seeking to optimise the value chain of forest biomass, as a fuel for heating.
A small family forestry business used RDP support to acquire new machinery that would enable it to respond to the increasing demand for forest services.
A diversified farm with a carpentry workshop, used RDP support to acquire a telescopic handler in order to improve its productivity.
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 ambitious young farmer used RDP support to create a new niche product and a touristic attraction out of his produce of mushrooms that were not suitable for the market.