A rural women’s association used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to organise wool processing training courses and to create employment opportunities by valorising wool, a by-product of sheep meat production.
Projects & Practice
A diversified farm with a carpentry workshop, used RDP support to acquire a telescopic handler in order to improve its productivity.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
A series of knowledge-transfer activities to increase knowledge and skills on organic plant and animal production, processing and marketing.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
In order to maintain the traditional activity of extensive sheep and cattle grazing, the government of Andalusia created a pilot training programme on pastoralism for those that wanted to pursue a new career.