An association used EAFRD funding to help preserve chestnut woods in Italy and boost growers’ income by buying new equipment and coordinating the supply chain.
Projects & Practice
A small commune in Romania used EAFRD support to restore and promote its local landmark: a botanical garden, and design a training programme on environmental aspects for young farmers.
Testing the transferability of landscape management to other Natura 2000 sites.
A young female farmer in Lithuania benefited from EAFRD business start-up support to establish a modern, profitable farm.
A regional cooperative chain for biomass was established to respond to the increasing demand for woodchip.
An olive oil mill enterprise in collaboration with a university, the regional chamber of commerce, machinery companies, and others, created a partnership to test an innovative filtering prototype for olive oil production.
A cork producing business confronted high production costs due to increasing cost of raw materials. To tackle this the company used EAFRD support to restore its own forest and improve its productivity.
A young farmer realised her dream to set up a farm for breeding the Hungarian swine Mangalica using support from various RDP measures.
In an area where cattle breeding is predominent, LEADER funding helped explore the potentials of producing biogas from manure produced in the farms.
A Romanian company contructed of a modern dairy plant with a renewable energy production unit that uses the by-products of milk production.