An organic mountain farm uses indigenous breeds to produce high-quality meat, while preserving the local environment and genetic resources.
Projects & Practice
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
project focusing on the protection and promotion of a breed of cattle specific to Western Macedonia, the Greek Red Kastoria-Kristalopigi cow.
The Think Local development programme focuses on developing collaboration in short supply chain, by bringing together existing initiatives on farmers’ markets, farm retail, food tourism, regional food and drink networks and in developing added value for rural producers.
A project that demonstrates how agri-environment support can significantly help the protection of the environment while also increasing the profitability of a farm.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
An environmental NGO implemented a project to preserve and maintain an old clay pit that provides shelter to a number of rare and endangered species.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
An Austrian farmer used EAFRD funding to build a cheese processing facility on an Alpine pasture offering tours and events to learn about cheese and Alpine farming.