Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Projects & Practice
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
A LEADER project that aims to educate and support the local population, especially young people, to improve the biodiversity in the villages of the area.
“My Farm, My Way” is a web platform that allows farmers to exchange ideas and innovative practices and get to learn from each other.
Setting up an innovative enterprise in a historic building to strengthen the regional and local agricultural economy, while promoting employment and tourism.
RDP support for young farmers enabled a young entrepreneur to turn his small farm into a viable organic farm which contributes to the protection of the environment while creating new employment opportunities for the local community.
RDP support helped set up a new dairy factory which combined the most modern production techniques and equipment with traditional knowledge, in order to produce a high-quality niche cheese for local and international markets.
EAFRD funding was used to convert three disused buildings into a fire protection education centre for kids.
An Austrian farm used EAFRD funding to convert the holding into a horse-assisted therapy centre for children and adults with special needs.
Transnational cooperation between a French and Portuguese LAG on the topic of urban-rural relations has resulted in mutual learning about new ways to improve the scope and effectiveness of short supply-chains for local food.