An integrated, community focussed model for quality meat production based on short supply chains, working together, and exchanging experiences between consumers and producers.
Projects & Practice
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
The project supported the construction of a water supply network in the village of Reka, ensuring that all inhabitants have adequate access to water.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
A slaughterhouse was established on the island of Bornholm to offer slaughtering facilities to small husbandry farms or for larger herds of sheep or cattle.
RDP funding helped improve a meat supply chain in Aude, France, boosting breeders’ income.
An ecovillage was developed on Sweden’s Gotland island using EAFRD funding, providing a model for environmentally-friendly accommodation, waste water treatment, food and energy production. The site is also a template for non-consumerist approaches.
A Slovakian cultural centre used EAFRD support to develop and promote a regional brand to improve sales of local artisanal products.
A series of different LEADER supported projects helped the development of distribution systems for producers as to improve market access and local food awareness.
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.