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
A social enterprise used RDP funding to foster social innovation and entrepreneurship in one of the most depopulated regions in Europe.
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 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.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.