European

Dairy-4-Future - Propagating innovations for more resilient dairy farming in the Atlantic area

UTAD/CITAB Coordinator: Henrique Manuel da Fonseca Trindade

From Scotland to the Azores, Dairy-4-Future aims to increase the competitiveness, sustainability and resilience of dairy farms through the development of innovative and efficient dairy systems. This is an EU funded project with a consortium of eleven partners from the Atlantic region of Western Europe. The dairy sector in the Atlantic Area is of major economic importance accounting for 20% of European milk production with approximately 80,000 farms, 100,000 farmers, and 70,000 other people employed in dairy related jobs. Dairy-4-Future aims to create a network of innovative dairy farms for countries in the Atlantic coast area including: Scotland, England, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal and the Azores.

Project Details

Status

Running

Start date

Março 2018

Duration

48 months

Funding

INTERREG Atlantic Area

Responsible institution

Institut de l'Elevage (FR)