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.
Projects & Practice
A cooperative focused on quality cheese production, used Rural Development Programme support to expand its facilities and thus ensure the continuous growth of its business.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
A cooperation project to promote the consumption of locally produced beef and create economic and environmental benefits.
A study tour in Italy and Austria enabled representatives of sanitary and epidemiological stations to gain new knowledge and exchange experiences on how to best supervise small-scale local food production.
EU funding conrtibuted to create and promote a new cultural and culinary brand for the attractive Vistula valley in Poland, helping the region to entice tourists.
A French region developed its own brand that capitalises on its culinary tradition, as well as the diversity and quality of its local produce.