In order to maintain the traditional activity of extensive sheep and cattle grazing, the government of Andalusia created a pilot training programme on pastoralism for those that wanted to pursue a new career.
Projects & Practice
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
Investing into new machinery for applying liquid fertilizers on crop production in order to protect ground and surface waters.
In response to the increasing number of tourists, a small accommodation provider used RDP support to increase the capacity of his business and set up leisure activities.
Responding to clients’ needs by offering new integrated veterinary services using a mobile laboratory.
Setting up a state-of-the-art greenhouse for hydroponic production of tomatoes using renewable energy sources for heating.
Training on small-scale water retention was provided to the staff of relevant regional authorities in order to confront the impact of climate change at regional level.
A study tour in Italy and Austria enabled representatives of sanitary and epidemiological stations to gain new knowledge and exchange experiences on how to best supervise small-scale local food production.