A knowledge sharing programme initiated by a cooperative to improve the position of small producers in the value chain.
Projects & Practice
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.
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
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.
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 small family farm in a traditional winemaking area of Croatia used RDP support to purchase new machinery and equipment for wine producing.