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Unión de Pequeños Agricultores y Ganaderos UPA

ÚLTIMA REVISIÓN: 24 de octubre de 2022

Nombre: David


Idioma: Español, Inglés

Región: Comunidad de Madrid

Área de competencia:

The Small Farmers Union (Unión de Pequeños Agricultores y Ganaderos - UPA), is a national organization agricultural to represent the interests of all sector of farming in Spain. Currently, the Organization gives support to more than 80.000 farmers, lobbying and campaigning for improve conditions and incomes for them, through its reticular structure, with regional organizations along Spain. Furthermore, the Organization represents the agricultural Spanish sector in Europe, through some UPA’s personal based in Brussels. UPA is member of the European Economic and Social Committee, the Committee of Professional Agricultural Organisations and the Economic and Social Council of Spain. In the recent years, UPA has develop several projects of various kind, whose common aim has been offering practice information and knowledge to implement in farms, making them profitable, sustainable and resilient. Through these works, several publications have been to design to encourage the farmers to achieve more efficient farms. These measures offer knowledge about some challenges that the farmers are going to have face in a short, medium and long term, about agricultural practices by reducing of external inputs, climate change adaptation and mitigation, improve the agricultural practices to increase the soil’s fertility and matter organic, contribute to animal welfare, sustainable use of water… In addition, UPA counts on a communication’s department, with a huge expertise about disseminating of project results. This department is supported about an extensive communication network based in regional organizations, which manage to bring the information to our target audience.