Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professionals to settle in the countryside.
Projects & Practice
A young female farmer introduced a blackberry plantation into a wheat and barley production area and created added value by developing a new range of products. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
The project aimed to develop local participatory activities within the Natura 2000 sites of Andalusia.
A cooperation project to promote the consumption of locally produced beef and create economic and environmental benefits.
Promoting the use of a landscape feature, as it is the dry-stone constructions, to stimulate territorial development.
An entrepreneur developed an innovative farming model by turning an old farm into a demonstration site where visitors can see and learn about husbandry and endemic game species.
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 winery in response to changing consumers’ preferences, decided to restructure its bottling plant in order to widen the range of high quality wines produced.