A family-owned business created multiple revenue streams by creating a new product from an olive stone by-product, demonstrating sustainable economic development and environmental protection.
Projects & Practice
Setting up a hybrid irrigation system using solar energy to reduce energy costs and carbon dioxide emissions.
In response to increasing demand for wood fuel, a wood processing company in Greece, used support from the LEADER measure to set up a new pellet production line.
A rural women’s association used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to organise wool processing training courses and to create employment opportunities by valorising wool, a by-product of sheep meat production.
Local renewable energy opportunities generated through knowledge exchange, capacity building and training on sustainable forest management and energy transition.
A cooperative of apple producers set up a joint effort among its members to control the codling moth, a major pest, by means of sexual confusion.
EAFRD funding enabled the Monemvasia Winery to relocate to meet growing demand for Monemvasia-Malvasia wine.
Set up an operational group to improve the efficiency of the fruit production sector in Spain by developing new approaches for joint management of farms.
The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.