Short supply chain success stories catalysed by COVID-19 crises in Spanish islands.
Projects & Practice
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.
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.
A young farmer received RDP support to build stone wall terraces, helping him to improve the farm’s productivity, while protecting its soil from erosion.
A cooperative focused on quality cheese production, used Rural Development Programme support to expand its facilities and thus ensure the continuous growth of its business.
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
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 young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.