A local action group set up the Acción Sierra Norte platform to protect the groups most at risk from the spread of COVID-19.
Projects & Practice
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.
An EIP-AGRI Operational Group working together to increase the implementation of multifunctional hedgerows that offer environmental benefits as well as climate mitigation and adaptation.
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professionals to settle in the countryside.
A project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
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.
Modernisation of a cannery with new machinery leading to improved competitiveness and a stronger local short supply chain.
A project that demonstrates how agri-environment support can significantly help the protection of the environment while also increasing the profitability of a farm.