The Canary Islands have implemented Simplified Cost Options in order to simplify RDP implementation and reduce the error rate
Projects & Practice
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Investing into new machinery for applying liquid fertilizers on crop production in order to protect ground and surface waters.
This inter-territorial cooperation project sought to expand a network of co-working spaces in rural Catalonia and raise awareness of their benefits.
A collaborative system of precision viticulture enabling farmers to have online real time information about the health of the vineyards and make more targeted phytosanitary interventions.
A local association used EAFRD support to get broadband coverage in a rural area which was previously lacking any access to internet or telephone connection.
Setting up a house locating system in the rural areas of Formentera island, Spain, made it easier for emergency services and other service providers to access isolated rural homes.
RDP support financed the replacement of outdated irrigation infrastructure towards improved water use efficiency, increased crop yields and reduced energy costs.