Projects & Practice
A network that helps improve sustainability through farmer-led innovation. ‘Field labs’ and research grants provide farmers with skills, support and scientific backing to find solutions to the challenges which farmers face.
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
An integrated project in Italy supported farmers to add value to the local production of wheat and wheat flour, and thus become more competitive.
A number of arable farms formed a consortium to explore the possibility of growing oleaginous crops and adding value to the local production.
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.
An on-demand local bus service, ‘Bwcabus’, tailored to the needs of rural passengers has helped improve accessibility, reduced car dependency and assisted in lifting rural communities out of deprivation.
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.