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

Coordinator: André Le Gall
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



Start date

March 2018


48 months


INTERREG Atlantic Area



Responsible institution

Institut de l'Elevage (FR)