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.
Projects & Practice
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Developing an innovative model of local-level bio-waste.
An innovative concept to revitalise the city centre of an Austrian town by offering flexible rental options to pop up shops.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.
In order to maintain the traditional activity of extensive sheep and cattle grazing, the government of Andalusia created a pilot training programme on pastoralism for those that wanted to pursue a new career.
A cooperation project to promote the consumption of locally produced beef and create economic and environmental benefits.
Promoting the use of a landscape feature, as it is the dry-stone constructions, to stimulate territorial development.
A transnational cooperation project on converting abandoned parish houses to accommodate tourists.
An innovative environmental training centre was established in Murcia, demonstrating the potentials of renewable energy based on diversified rural tourism.