LAG Profile

Vietos veiklos grupė ,,Pagėgių kraštas"

LAG code: 
LT_027
Country:
Main ESI Fund: 
European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD)
ESIF Programme:
Contact information
Spoken languages:
LAG manager: 
Rasa Stonienė
LAG manager email: 
Address: 
Dvaro g. 1
99254 Vilkyškiai
Lithuania
Key themes of LAG strategy:
Additional information on the strategy: 

Pagėgiai district, located in the former territory of Lithuania Minor, has a unique historical, natural and cultural heritage. LAG strategy contributes to the preservation and promotion of this heritage. Pagėgiai district local development strategy consists of these seven measures:

  • Creation of collaborative networks and promotion of volunteering;
  • Improvement of the main local services and related infrastructure for rural residents by creating a viable social economy sector;
  • Development of innovative farming and business through the efficient use of tourism and other local resources;
  • Support for the processing and marketing of agricultural products;
  • Marketing and development of regional products, using local cultural and historical heritage;
  • Improvement of the non-formal education and enhansion of children and youth’s role in reducing social exclusion;
  • Acquisition of skills of local project applicants and promoters through training.
Physical & demographic characteristics of LAG area:
Assets & land use of the LAG area:
Size of territory (km²): 
531
No. of inhabitants: 
8169
Municipalities covered: 
Lumpėnai, Vilkyškiai, Pagėgiai, Natkiškiai, Stoniškiai
Number of entities in LAG decision body: 
11
Number of LAG staff: 
3
Total LAG budget: 
€ 1 107 477
EAFRD contribution: 
€ 941 355
National contribution: 
€ 166 122
Private contribution: 
€ 0