A CAP-funded educational programme raises awareness about agriculture among school students and creates a new income stream for farms as providers of educational services.
Projects & Practice
A knowledge sharing programme initiated by a cooperative to improve the position of small producers in the value chain.
Peer-to-peer advisory services help raise biodiversity awareness among Austrian farmers.
Support for setting up young farmers and adding value to agricultural products in processing enabled a young entrepreneur to set up her own family business on producing artisanal dairy products.
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.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
Expanding a viticulture business to meet market demand by investing in modern and efficient equipment.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.
Precision farming has great economic and environmental potentials and a project was set up to promote its use in the Austrian context.