Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professionals to settle in the countryside.
Projects & Practice
A young female farmer introduced a blackberry plantation into a wheat and barley production area and created added value by developing a new range of products. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
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 small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
Responding to clients’ needs by offering new integrated veterinary services using a mobile laboratory.
This inter-territorial cooperation project sought to expand a network of co-working spaces in rural Catalonia and raise awareness of their benefits.
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.
A commune in Transylvania used EAFRD support to connect homes to a water and sewage network as well as other key infrastructure.
A young and dynamic team of veterinary sector experts received EAFRD support to establish a private laboratory offering high quality veterinary services to farmers.