A family farm that breeds the protected Marchigiana cows received Measure 14 - Animal welfare support to improve the way their livestock are maintained.
Projects & Practice
Measure 15 played a key role in the protection and spreading the use of local forestry genetic resources in the Italian region of Marche.
A cooperative in Spain implemented a quality certification programme for tomato crops, aiming to increase the added value of the product, while being committed to promote safe and sustainable production processes.
Rural areas are commonly affected by depopulation and ageing populations. This project promoted healthy and active ageing in rural areas, by offering physical and social activities for the elderly.
A family-owned business created multiple revenue streams by creating a new product from an olive stone by-product, demonstrating sustainable economic development and environmental protection.
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.
Global Eco – Inno Eco is a transnational cooperation project aimed at boosting the green economy and sustainable businesses in the participating rural areas.
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.
Setting up a hybrid irrigation system using solar energy to reduce energy costs and carbon dioxide emissions.
In response to increasing demand for wood fuel, a wood processing company in Greece, used support from the LEADER measure to set up a new pellet production line.