Ovinnova Operational Group - an innovative business model for transhumance

CAP funds help support long-term sustainability of transhumance shepherding in Spain.

Project summary: 

The Ovinnova project focused on improving the competitiveness of transhumance grazing traditions. It configured a new business and management model for livestock farming that contributes to preserving biodiversity while giving incentives for young people to remain and work in rural areas.

Project results: 

The project created jobs for 15 shepherds, out of which four were women.

12 trainees benefitted from the project activities and six of them went on to become shepherds.