A young female farmer introduced a blackberry plantation into a wheat and barley production area and created added value by developing a new range of products. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.
Projects & Practice
Set up an operational group to improve the efficiency of the fruit production sector in Spain by developing new approaches for joint management of farms.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
A project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.
Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professional to settle in the countryside.
An inter-territorial cooperation project in Catalonia promoted the use of endogenous renewable energy and management plans contributing to climate change mitigation and adaption.
Setting up a house locating system in the rural areas of Formentera island, Spain, made it easier for emergency services and other service providers to access isolated rural homes.
A local association used EAFRD support to get broadband coverage in a rural area which was previously lacking any access to internet or telephone connection.
This inter-territorial cooperation project sought to expand a network of co-working spaces in rural Catalonia and raise awareness of their benefits.
A project that demonstrates how agri-environment support can significantly help the protection of the environment while also increasing the profitability of a farm.