EAFRD support enabled a pair of entrepreneurs to harness their experience to establish a wooden toy manufacturing business, stimulating diversified economic activity and creating jobs in a rural area.
Projects & Practice
An EIP Operational Group worked on upscaling the production of Plasma Activated Water (PAW) and on demonstrating its effectiveness and cost efficiency as a sustainable nitrogen fertiliser.
A pig meat producing short supply chain developed a marketing strategy to strengthen its brand and increase demand for its high-quality products.
Developing a Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) in the Netherlands as an alternative to formal certification for small producers operating in short supply chains.
A partnership project to develop an autonomous apiary monitoring system.
Setting up collaborative water system measures and a governance approach to increase self-sufficiency of freshwater availability for agriculture.
An EIP-AGRI Operational Group project on the use of insects for adding value to organic residues from agriculture.
An EIP-AGRI operational group on improving the soil’s quality and structure, using new generation microelements and microorganisms.
Using biomass residues to produce a fertiliser, which is then used to grow trees, and will, over time, improve soil quality, has led to significant financial savings for nature conservation organisations and tree nurseries.
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.