A knowledge sharing programme initiated by a cooperative to improve the position of small producers in the value chain.
Projects & Practice
A farmer used CAP funding to start a new chinchilla breeding activity using renewable energy.
New advisory services help modernise Madrid’s regional agricultural sector.
An organic farm used investment support from the Slovakian Rural Development Programme to modernize its facilities in order to improve animal welfare and increase production.
A family-owned winery used support from the Hungarian Rural Development Programme (RDP) to increase its production capacity and improve its energy efficiency.
A family farm used investment support from the Hungarian Rural Development Programme (RDP) to improve its competitiveness in the horticultural sector in Hungary.
Rural Development Programme support was used for installing a water recycling system to further reduce costs of vegetable hydroponic production, and minimising waste water.
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 European Innovation Partnership (EIP) operational group established a network of farm incubators in Spain to support young farmers who do not have previous family connections or a background in farming.
An EIP-AGRI Operational Group is developing a biosensor that will quickly identify mastitis infections in dairy cows and thus improve the efficiency of the sector.