Promoting local food production and agri-business owners through advisory services, the creation of new value chain models and agri-tourism development
- Expanding local agri-business value chains and promoting local ingredients and agri-tourism through connecting farmers directly to schools, restaurants and tourist agencies.
- New market opportunities for small and medium sized farms and increased regional consumption of locally produced agricultural products contributed to a sustainable increase in small and medium sized farms’ revenue and the diversification of their income sources;
- Boosted agri-tourism, increased direct sales, and new market linkages contributed to promoting local, traditional foods and the diversification of small and medium sized farms’ income sources;
- Small and medium sized farms’ improved and strengthened their marketing capacities, production and packaging technologies and quality assurance and thus increased their revenue and diversified income sources.