Projects & Practice
An example of sustainable cultivation of olive trees and extraction of olive oil using innovative ultrasound techniques.
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.
A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
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 University used EAFRD funding to organise information days, pilot projects and professional tours to enable food processing companies to develop their local sales.
The members of a cooperative in Tuscany, cooperated with a university to investigate the possibility to produce cheese, yogurt and possibly cosmetics from donkey milk.