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.
Projects & Practice
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 cooperative venture to develop a new generation energy efficient, thermo-regulated, shed for cattle housing.
A TNC cooperation project in which partner areas with long coastlines worked together to strike a balance between protecting the environment and opening up their areas to tourists in a sustainable way.
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 EIP-AGRI Operational Group working together to increase the implementation of multifunctional hedgerows that offer environmental benefits as well as climate mitigation and adaptation.
Local renewable energy opportunities generated through knowledge exchange, capacity building and training on sustainable forest management and energy transition.
Knowledge exchange network established to foster multi-actor collaboration and sharing around organic agriculture.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas