Sweden’s National Rural Network has set up thematic working groups to improve and encourage the role of rural stakeholders in the delivery of rural development activity.
Projects & Practice
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
An example on how the process of preparing a local development strategy was used for stakeholder consultation on key rural development issues.
The Czech Republic’s RDP has introduced simplified administration systems that improve transparency and reduce risks of errors concerning eligibility.
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
A project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.