A European Innovation Partnership (EIP) operational group established a network of farm incubators in Spain to support young farmers who do not have previous family connections or a background in farming.
Projects & Practice
A family farm used support from multiple Rural Development Programme (RDP) measures to ensure the farm’s viability and diversify towards a quality focused and profit-oriented business.
Setting up an EIP Operational Group that aims to enable Flemish farmers to operate small-scale anaerobic digesters more efficiently.
Developing a new and practical system to manage pig manure more efficiently, as a means to significantly reduce NH3 emissions and produce green energy.
A female entrepreneur used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support for young farmers to grow her business of producing herbs and container ornamental plants.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
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.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.