GOTECFOR is an EIP-AGRI operational group that contributes to the bioeconomy by seeking to optimise the value chain of forest biomass, as a fuel for heating.
Projects & Practice
Reconstruction plan for Protected Designation of Origin olive oil producers supported by Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding
‘Planty’ have built a state-of-the-art greenhouse, that uses environmentally friendly techniques and covers the complete production cycle from seed to market.
A family farm used investment support to set up a state-of-the-art sheep farm for the production of high-quality sheep milk.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
A company managing publicly-owned forests purchased new machinery to turn forest residues and logging waste into valuable biomass fuel.
Testing the transferability of landscape management to other Natura 2000 sites.
A LAG from eastern France prepared a territorial supply plan to help forest decision-makers to monitor and coordinate supply and demand for their territory’s timber products.
A regional cooperative chain for biomass was established to respond to the increasing demand for woodchip.
In a rural area without public sewage system, a LEADER project helped the local population to get familiar with the new environmental standards, legislation and requirements on wastewater treatment. It also enabled them to make informed decisions on which wastewater treatment technology to use.