Expanding the range of tourist offer in a LAG area by supporting a small farm to diversify into horseback riding and therapeutic riding.
Projects & Practice
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
An organic mountain farm uses indigenous breeds to produce high-quality meat, while preserving the local environment and genetic resources.
A project to allow small businesses in the agricultural and forestry sectors to incorporate innovation more efficiently.
The knowledge generated in research and innovation projects is hard to access, thus it is vital to create networks for knowledge transfer between production and research.
An example on how the process of preparing a local development strategy was used for stakeholder consultation on key rural development issues.
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
A family farm used RDP support to switch from cattle to turkey breeding in response to market demand.
Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.