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.
Projects & Practice
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
Modernisation of a cannery with new machinery leading to improved competitiveness and a stronger local short supply chain.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
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.
Investing into new machinery for applying liquid fertilizers on crop production in order to protect ground and surface waters.
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.