A European Innovation Partnership (EIP) Operational Group was set up to ensure the viability and continuation of the traditional farming method for hay fed milk and meat production.
Projects & Practice
A young farmer created a new business model that combines organic farming and environmental protection with job creation and socially inclusive educational services.
Green Care projects on family farms offer social services close to home in rural areas. They increase the quality of life for people, secure and create jobs while also helping to preserve small-scale agriculture and forestry.
A project to enhance the capacity of a social enterprise that supports new entrants in agriculture without any previous experience or linkages to the sector.
The ACCESS’R project aimed at collecting and disseminating ideas on how to develop new services for people living in rural areas.
A family farm converted to organic lavender farming in order to diversify their offer of products and services in an environmentally sustainable way.
Developing an integrated identification and control system that enables the detection of pests in fields and gardens and determines the optimal time to apply protective measures.
Organic and biodynamic farms cooperate to jointly acquire conservation tillage equipment (subsoilers and no till seeding machine) to enhance soil quality, reduce pollution and maximise their soil’s capacity to act as a carbon sink
A dairy farm combined three RDP supported operations to increase and modernise milk production and secure one full-time job.
An organic mountain farm uses indigenous breeds to produce high-quality meat, while preserving the local environment and genetic resources.