A cooperative in Spain implemented a quality certification programme for tomato crops, aiming to increase the added value of the product, while being committed to promote safe and sustainable production processes.
Projects & Practice
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.
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
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.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
The Andalusian Shepherds School is a training project looking to increase generational relay in rural areas. The project involves traditional and innovative knowledge, together with environmental aspects linked to pastoral livestock.
A cooperation project to promote the consumption of locally produced beef and create economic and environmental benefits.
A company used RDP support to install 9 ha of infrastructure for the production of fresh herbs, aiming to take advantage of the increasing demand for high-quality fresh produce in the European markets.
A winery in response to changing consumers’ preferences, decided to restructure its bottling plant in order to widen the range of high quality wines produced.
Food producers and providers in Spain’s Aragon region used RDP funds to promote local food through short supply chains via a coordinated system of local and online outlets across an area larger than the Netherlands