A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
Projects & Practice
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
The project has enabled the living-lab, Josenea which is focused on organic farming, to collect bio-waste from neighbours and transform it into compost to fertilise their crops, with environmental, economic and social benefits.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
In an area where cattle breeding is predominent, LEADER funding helped explore the potentials of producing biogas from manure produced in the farms.