The Cywain Agriculture Project is an agri-food support scheme to develop innovative ideas in adding value to Welsh produce.
Projects & Practice
This multi-million Euro project helped harness geothermal energy to produce heat and power by drilling wells into reservoirs of hot water that are found deep underneath the earth’s surface.
EAFRD support helped a traditional dairy producer in Scotland to differentiate his production from milk into an organic certified mozzarella type of cheese.
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.
The members of a cooperative in Tuscany, cooperated with a university to investigate the possibility to produce cheese, yogurt and possibly cosmetics from donkey milk.
In the region of Veneto a network of actors cooperated to preserve biodiversity and to provide targeted support to farmers engaged in this task.
A young farmer realised her dream to set up a farm for breeding the Hungarian swine Mangalica using support from various RDP measures.
A group of farmers in Latvia used EAFRD support to set up a mobile slaughterhouse for common use. The investment enabled farmers to respond to the increasing demand for certified slaughterhouse services at a competitive price.
A young beekeeping entrepreneur used LEADER support to buy new and innovative equipment for honey production. This enabled him to make the production process less labour-intensive and develop a new range of products.