A series of different LEADER supported projects helped the development of distribution systems for producers as to improve market access and local food awareness.
Projects & Practice
The “Gutes vom Bauernhof” website and mobile application aimed to improve direct marketing in the farm sector in Austria.
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.
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.
A young entrepreneur diversified his farm by setting up an agricultural day care centre.
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.
A permanent local international market established on a village at the Slovak-Hungarian border enabled local producers from both countries to sell their products more effectively.
The development of an online platform helped stimulate and support rural enterprises to turn to e-business.
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.