An EIP Operational Group was set up to strengthen the food chain and create short distribution channels for small and medium farms in the Madrid region.
Projects & Practice
The project saw an unused calves’ shed converted into a farm shop selling organic products.
A rural women’s association used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to organise wool processing training courses and to create employment opportunities by valorising wool, a by-product of sheep meat production.
Investing in facilities that respect animal welfare enabled a meat processing company to improve its profitability while responding to society’s ethical concerns.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
Brand new manufacturing and packaging procedures were developed in order to produce healthy nutritional products for children from fruit and vegetables.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.
Set up an operational group to improve the efficiency of the fruit production sector in Spain by developing new approaches for joint management of farms.
A successful pilot project to improve animal welfare conditions and slurry management in a pig and poultry farm in north-east Bohemia.