Total budget: 583,010
|Main funding source||Rural development 2014-2020 for Operational Groups (in the sense of Art 56 of Reg.1305/2013)|
|Project type||Operational group|
This project aims to stimulate the vitality; socio-economic renewal by supporting; restoring small-scale farming enterprises in the area through upskilling; experimental cultivation activities.
To achieve the goals, the project will pursue the following specific objectives:
-Provide a template which utilises inactive livestock farm enterprise land parcels for alternative cultivation, re-engage livestock owners; others with the skills; benefits of cultivation.
-Monitor; assimilate all pertinent growing; market value data, upskill; train a variety of key local stakeholders.
-Create a positive local narrative; comfortable association between the community; cultivation activities.
-Rehabilitate, plough and plant 4.86 hectares of fresh lands annually.
-Plant and closely monitor all aspects of the planted crops, namely Spring; Winter Oats, Gortahork Kale, Garlic, Linseed, Nettles, Comfrey and Chicory.
-Devise a coherent plan to implement all necessary aspects of this cultivation renewal programme.
-Acquire a detailed understanding of the key drivers of growth and the overall value of a variety of produce.
-Identify the required level of participant upskilling needed.
-Explore the community and micro-business benefits of cultivation activity.
Contact person: Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha Ctr. (LAN) – Centre for Natural Resources
Address: Na Tithe Gloine, Cill Ulta, An Fál Carrach, Co. Dhún na nGall, Ireland.
Phone: +353 (0)74 9180994 / +353 (0)86 6009084