Feiraco, promoting the role of women in rural economy

Feiraco is an agricultural cooperative created in 1968 in the region of Barcala. It is a large cooperative, with a turnover of 100 million Euros, almost 200 employed personnel, 3.460 partners, and more than 500 daily farms.

Feiraco has an equality plan in which reconciliation measures for its employed personnel is included. Moreover, Feiraco promoted a plan of generational renewal in farms, which often had as a result an increment in female farm holders: 65% of dairy farms have now a female farm holder.

Feiraco, impulsando o papel da muller na economía rural

In line with the previous information, and with the role of women in rural areas, Feiraco is promoting women's participation in the board and working groups, training initiatives, tours, productive diversification projects, home support services...and strengthen the presence of women in promoting and creating new projects.

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Video Feiraco, impulsando o papel da muller na economía rural

Main issues to be discussed:
  • Employability opportunities for women.
  • Home support services and reconciliation measures
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