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. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.
Projects & Practice
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
A project that demonstrates how agri-environment support can significantly help the protection of the environment while also increasing the profitability of a farm.
Precision farming has great economic and environmental potentials and a project was set up to promote its use in the Austrian context.
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.
The project aimed to develop local participatory activities within the Natura 2000 sites of Andalusia.
A cooperation project to promote the consumption of locally produced beef and create economic and environmental benefits.
Promoting the use of a landscape feature, as it is the dry-stone constructions, to stimulate territorial development.