In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
Organising a series of awareness raising and capacity building activities for environmental NGOs in Mayotte.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
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.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
An innovative concept to revitalise the city centre of an Austrian town by offering flexible rental options to pop up shops.
“My Farm, My Way” is a web platform that allows farmers to exchange ideas and innovative practices and get to learn from each other.
A small group of young farmers started an initiative of collecting and sharing low tech on farm solutions, which then evolved into an digital open platform for disseminating innovations.
LEADER support helped establish a web school for local businesses providing them with the tools to better organise their work and market their services and products.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.