An EIP-AGRI Operational Group project on the use of insects for adding value to organic residues from agriculture.
Projects & Practice
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 subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.
Installing a net to reduce the risk of damage from natural threats such as hail, torrential rains, birds and insects.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
Developing an innovative model of local-level bio-waste.
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.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.