Short supply chain success stories catalysed by COVID-19 crises in Spanish islands.
Projects & Practice
A knowledge sharing programme initiated by a cooperative to improve the position of small producers in the value chain.
A cooperative in Spain implemented a quality certification programme for tomato crops, aiming to increase the added value of the product, while being committed to promote safe and sustainable production processes.
An EIP Operational Group was set up to strengthen the food chain and create short distribution channels for small and medium farms in the Madrid region.
The project has enabled the living-lab, Josenea which is focused on organic farming, to collect bio-waste from neighbours and transform it into compost to fertilise their crops, with environmental, economic and social benefits.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
A cooperation project to promote the consumption of locally produced beef and create economic and environmental benefits.
An educational peer-to-peer programme for farmers that are engaged into innovative practices, facilitated through participative techniques and scientific expertise.
A collaborative system of precision viticulture enabling farmers to have online real time information about the health of the vineyards and make more targeted phytosanitary interventions.