D5.2 Case studies and factsheets of 30 promising practices – Output #13

Section title: Case FR6A – Farm collectives: a lever for an agricultural and rural transition


Category: Case study

Country: France

NUTS1 region: FR1 Île-de-France, FRB Centre-Val de Loire, and FRJ Occitania

RUR actor group: New Entrants

Civil society organisation role: Providing funding, Providing infrastructure, and Coordinating

Single persons role: Providing infrastructure, Coordinating, and Entrepreneur

Rural development pathway: Multifunctional Agriculture, Agroecology, and Human Capital

Access to land pathway: Supporting farmers before accessing land, Securing access to land for individual farmers, and Supporting farmers after access to land

Rural development topic adressed: Lack of economic diversity, Mobilisation of financial resources, Stakeholder empowerment, Infrastructure, Local food supply, Human capital, Educational opportunities (formal, informal, vocational), Cultural activities, Environmental conservation, and Access to land

Type of action: Community and knowledge sharing, Farm incubator, Collective action (e.g. farm collectives, cooperatives), Producer-consumer partnership, short supply chain, alternative sales channel, Education & training, Agroecology, and Diversification: Food production & processing