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
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 unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
Tularù is an organic and multi-functional closed-cycle farm born that began life as a centre for sustainable production. It offers an alternative approach to solving current environmental, social and economic issues for farms.
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
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.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.
The cooperative ‘Dobrina’ used LEADER support for awareness raising and capacity building activities in order to promote locally produced high quality fresh food to public schools and attract more producers.