Focus Group 'Social farming and innovations'
How can social farming contribute to innovation in agriculture while strengthening the multi-functional role of agriculture and connecting people from urban and rural areas?
- Collect and highlight good practices and inspiring success stories in social farming, which have been set up on farms.
- Identify challenges and opportunities to develop social farming models, including business models, and ways to strengthen the links between agriculture and social/health care sectors, education and employment sectors and between urban and rural people.
- Explore how social farming could bring innovation into farms and how it could benefit users and the surrounding communities.
- Identify the factors and needs to support social farming and how to build or strengthen the innovation through social farming activities.
- Propose potential innovative actions and ideas for Operational Groups and other innovative projects
- Identify research needs coming from practice and possible gaps in knowledge
- Final report
- Projects booklet: Studies from the EU CAP Network’s Focus Group 'Social farming and innovations'
- Mini Paper 1: Social farming for society: expanding the target groups by recognising and marketing the distinctive value of the farm environment
- Mini Paper 2: The role of social farming in bridging the gap between agriculture and society
- Mini Paper 3: Measuring impacts of social farming at the farm, on farmers and local community
- Mini Paper 4: Quality assurance in social farming
- Mini Paper 5: Ecological inclusion and social farming
- Mini Paper 6: Brokerage and advisory support
- Mini Paper 7: The role of LAGs (CLLD/LEADER) in triggering the implementation of social farming
- Starting Paper: Social farming and innovations
Focus Group members
|Working at an NGO
|Working at an NGO
Mini Paper 1: Social farming for society: expanding the target groups by recognising and marketing the distinctive value of the farm environment
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