CAP support enabled three partners in a short supply chain to build local demand for their traditional product range through strategic business investments and a wide-ranging promotional campaign.
Projects & Practice
Using LEADER funding and LAG guidance, four fruit growers worked in partnership with a school and an agritourism guesthouse to establish a short supply chain.
CAP funding enables Romanian farmers to establish successful short supply chain for quality food.
Short supply chain success stories catalysed by COVID-19 crises in Spanish islands.
An EIP Operational Group was set up to strengthen the food chain and create short distribution channels for small and medium farms in the Madrid region.
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.
A pig farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to improve the animals’ living conditions and the branding of their products.
The project has enabled the living-lab, Josenea which is focused on organic farming, to collect bio-waste from neighbours and transform it into compost to fertilise their crops, with environmental, economic and social benefits.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.