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Alpine network for sheep and goat promotion for a sustainable territory development



Lead Partner

Provincia Autonoma di Trento

Lead Partner Country


Project Website


01/2005 - 02/2008

Date of Approval


Approx. Total Budget in €

2.234.535 €

ERDF in €

1.154.172 €

Project Summary

The project develops co-ordinated activities for the promotion and the strengthening of the sheep and goat sector in the Alpine area, in order to preserve its involvement in the sustainable development of the mountain communities. The project aims to develop integrated transnational strategies and instruments for the promotion of the sector.

Project Objectives

Objectives The expected long-term impact of the project are: the amelioration of the social-economic conditions of the Alpine pastoral systems, an increase of competitiveness of the alpine sheep and goat products, the maintenance of cultural landscape and environment, the preservation of cultural heritage and natural resources.

Project Achievements

Project Result Files


EU Project Partners

Agricultural Institute of San Michele all’Adige (Italy)
Bavarian State Research Center for Agriculture (Germany)
Breeders’ association of Belluno (Italy)
Breeders’ association of Bergamo (Italy)
Breeders’ federation of Southern Tyrol (Italy)
Department of Animal Production Science – Udine University (Italy)
Enterprise of wool processing and handicraft products commercialisation (Germany)
Federal Research Institute of agriculture in alpine regions (Austria)
Oesterreichischer Bundesverband für Schafe und Ziegen (Austria)
Province of Pordenone (Italy)
Sheep and goat breeders’ association of Trento (Italy)
Sheep breeders’ association of Bavaria (Germany)
Sheeps and goats breeders of Slovenia (Slovenia)
Society for the Conservation of old and endangered Livestock breeds in Germany (Germany)
University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Non-EU Project Partners

Contact Person

D'Agostin, Fabrizio

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