Support for setting up young farmers and adding value to agricultural products in processing enabled a young entrepreneur to set up her own family business on producing artisanal dairy products.
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.
Setting up a hybrid irrigation system using solar energy to reduce energy costs and carbon dioxide emissions.
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.
A female entrepreneur used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support for young farmers to grow her business of producing herbs and container ornamental plants.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.
The Andalusian Shepherds School is a training project looking to increase generational relay in rural areas. The project involves traditional and innovative knowledge, together with environmental aspects linked to pastoral livestock.