An EIP-AGRI Operational Group was set up to develop new agronomic tools that will enable farmers to use pivot irrigation more efficiently.
Projects & Practice
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
The knowledge generated in research and innovation projects is hard to access, thus it is vital to create networks for knowledge transfer between production and research.
An example on how the process of preparing a local development strategy was used for stakeholder consultation on key rural development issues.
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
In order to improve the economic performance of his holding, a young farmer received support to increase the cultivated land and to build an irrigated greenhouse for the production of vegetables.
Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.