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About the Project

The SOFIA preparatory project co-ordinated activity at a transnational level to identify best practice, established an evidence base of health and wellbeing impacts on individuals by using sensor technology to collect information, and considered a toolkit to assist remote and rural farms and crofts to make Social Farming viable by measuring the wider employment and community impacts.

Projected key outcomes

  • develop technology which will improve the uptake of care farming
  • develop technology which will demonstrate health gains from care farming
  • provide a toolkit which will promote innovative service delivery in remote and rural areas