Collaborative learning and tools for assessing soil health contribute to farmers’ understanding of problems and alternative management strategies.
Projects & Practice
An award-winning organic farm in Finland set up a food production network with neighbouring farms aiming to achieve energy and nutrient self-sufficiency.
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.
Protecting and promoting traditional vegetables can lead to increased incomes for farmers and environmental benefits for society.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funds to develop a network of nature-based service providers and activities to support their development such as study trips and work groups.
In a rural area that is rather disadvantaged and in risk of abandonment, EAFRD and ESF support were combined in a project for the integration of migrants through work training.
In the region of Veneto a network of actors cooperated to preserve biodiversity and to provide targeted support to farmers engaged in this task.