The Italian Partner in the SOFI Project is CIA Toscana.

The Confederation Italiana Agricoltori Toscana (CIA Toscana) is a professional farmers association . The CIA Toscana represents and
protects the farmer’s economic, social and civil interests and the rural community. The CIA affirms agriculture’s fundamental importance to the economy and in society.

CIA Toscana is organised in provincial, regional and national associations which are legally independent. The Tuscany CIA is based in Florence and represent 20.000 farmers and more than 70.000 associated.

CIA Toscana promotes farmers participation in economic choices in relation to others sectors of the economy and of society, on the base
of equal dignities and the mutual convenience; it works for the protection of the environment and for the protection of the territory.

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Social Farming Social Impact Case Studies:
Case Study – Fattoria La Stella

Case Study – Cooperativa Calafata

Case Study – La Valleriana

Case Study – Nico

Case Study – Società Agricola Carraia