Local farmers and agro-processors came together to carry out this research project to test and develop a niche product.
Projects & Practice
An olive oil mill enterprise in collaboration with a university, the regional chamber of commerce, machinery companies, and others, created a partnership to test an innovative filtering prototype for olive oil production.
The Finnish Natural Resources Institute used EAFRD funding to develop the production of mushrooms for food and medicine to give forest owners an alternative income source.
An integrated project in Italy supported farmers to add value to the local production of wheat and wheat flour, and thus become more competitive.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
A project that demonstrates how agri-environment support can significantly help the protection of the environment while also increasing the profitability of a farm.
Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.
The community centre of a small Latvian village was renovated and equipped to support soap production and training courses, thus turning the village into a tourist attraction.
An Austrian farmer used EAFRD funding to build a cheese processing facility on an Alpine pasture offering tours and events to learn about cheese and Alpine farming.