An EIP AGRI Operational Group designed an arts competition to increase awareness among young people about the environmental impacts of intensively farming peat soils.
Projects & Practice
CAP funds help young farmer establish a family business in horticulture in Malta.
A cuniculture farm used CAP funds to set up a new energy efficient meat processing unit in order to add value to its final product and improve the farm’s position in the value chain.
An organic farm used CAP funding to mitigate soil erosion and enhance biodiversity by restoring traditional dry stone walls and planting new olive trees.
Short supply chain success stories catalysed by COVID-19 crises in Spanish islands.
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.
A young farmer received RDP support to build stone wall terraces, helping him to improve the farm’s productivity, while protecting its soil from erosion.
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.
A Maltese young farmer took over his father’s sheep farm in order to preserve local traditions, whilst incorporating new and innovative ideas in the production and marketing process.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.