A European Innovation Partnership (EIP) operational group established a network of farm incubators in Spain to support young farmers who do not have previous family connections or a background in farming.
Projects & Practice
The project RDP4SUD promoted networking among institutional actors and stakeholders as to the more effective use of RDP measures to implement Directive 2009/128/CE on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides.
A project to enhance the capacity of a social enterprise that supports new entrants in agriculture without any previous experience or linkages to the sector.
The French National Rural Network organised a workshop on gender issues for actors involved in delivering rural development policy.
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.
The North Connemara Locally Led Agri-Environmental Scheme is a local agricultural scheme to incentivise farmers to incorporate agricultural animals in improving the ecology of their land.
Collaborative learning and tools for assessing soil health contribute to farmers’ understanding of problems and alternative management strategies.
Knowledge exchange network established to foster multi-actor collaboration and sharing around organic agriculture.
A dairy farm combined three RDP supported operations to increase and modernise milk production and secure one full-time job.
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.