A knowledge sharing programme initiated by a cooperative to improve the position of small producers in the value chain.
Projects & Practice
Rural areas are commonly affected by depopulation and ageing populations. This project promoted healthy and active ageing in rural areas, by offering physical and social activities for the elderly.
A social enterprise used RDP funding to foster social innovation and entrepreneurship in one of the most depopulated regions in Europe.
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.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
A project that demonstrates how agri-environment support can significantly help the protection of the environment while also increasing the profitability of a farm.