project focusing on the protection and promotion of a breed of cattle specific to Western Macedonia, the Greek Red Kastoria-Kristalopigi cow.
Projects & Practice
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
A cooperation project was set up between 4 LAGs and 1 FLAG to promote local heritage and stimulate the local economy around a lake area.
A transnational cooperation project on converting abandoned parish houses to accommodate tourists.
An inter-territorial cooperation project between 11 LEADER Local Action Groups in Greece used culture as a tool to raise understanding of the unfolding migrant crisis.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.
A family-owned strawberry farm in Estonia used EAFRD funding to develop the generation of solar power, enabling the farm to expand and increasing their profits.
An Austrian farmer used EAFRD funding to build a cheese processing facility on an Alpine pasture offering tours and events to learn about cheese and Alpine farming.
Austria`s Mühlviertel region developed an organic brand as a marketing tool to promote local producers, suppliers and tourism.
A biofuel production and packaging line was established in an olive growing region of Greece. The waste residues are used to produce biofuel (PELLET) offering considerable economic and environmental benefits.