Cantabria and Greece: similarities and differences.

Two of the Greek participants, Sofia Georgara and Christos Chavas, have shared with us a comparison between the south of Cantabria and the rural areas of Greece: Our 10-day trip to Cantabria offered us a thorough and spherical overview of the conditions of rural development in the area. We made a few observations: There is […]

A Reflection: Mountain Agriculture as an opportunity for Youth.

By Sylwester Ujazdowski Agriculture is a branch of a global economy that is one of the most important (or maybe even the most) for human beings in the sense that it provides the products for basic needs for humans to survive. But nowadays in a global system the production of food is centralised, improved (mechanised, […]

The Agricultural Research and Training Center

We present another of the projects that we are going to visit during our LTTA. The Agricultural Research and Training Center (CIFA for its acronym in Spanish) is  located in Muriedas and dependent on the General Directorate of Rural Development, develops agricultural research work in the Autonomous Community of Cantabria. The CIFA has been existing […]

Call for Participants

Selection criteria for LTTA participants: Age: 18 – 30 years old. Living in rural areas with clear demographic decline Facing over opportunities: geographical, economic and social obstacles Living in urban areas, attracted by the rural way of life and/or having strong connections with the country; family, origin, property, land, etc. Interested in youth entrepreneurship; focusing […]

Campoo de Yuso creates the first micro-reserve for native crops in southern Cantabria

The Campoo de Yuso City Council has won with the ‘Agrorreserve project. The value of agrodiversity. From dump to Noah’s ark ‘the first Prize for Good Local Practices for Biodiversity, in the Flora category, awarded by the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces. The Town Council has obtained the support of the Ministry of Agriculture […]

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