A young female farmer used RDP support to install a cow herd management system which improved the economic and animal welfare performance of the farm.
Projects & Practice
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.
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.
A pig farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to improve the animals’ living conditions and the branding of their products.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
A cooperation project to promote the consumption of locally produced beef and create economic and environmental benefits.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.
A winery in response to changing consumers’ preferences, decided to restructure its bottling plant in order to widen the range of high quality wines produced.