A cooperation project was set up between 4 LAGs and 1 FLAG to promote local heritage and stimulate the local economy around a lake area.
Projects & Practice
A cultural association in remote rural Latvia used LEADER support to foster co-creation in the local community, resulting in a museum exhibition that is unique in the Baltic States.
An association working in a remote village in rural Latvia, used RDP support to set up a wood and glass workshop thus creating new employment and income opportunities for the local people.
A forest association promoting forest environmental education used RDP support to create a series of high quality educational material in order to attract the interest of children and their families.
An ambitious young farmer used RDP support to create a new niche product and a touristic attraction out of his produce of mushrooms that were not suitable for the market.
Estonian tourism operators used EAFRD funding to install road signs to promote the local Seto culture and help visitors find interesting landmarks.
An Estonian NGO assisted in a 10th anniversary celebration of a home café event started in an island town. They organised café workshops and helped spread the concept.
A year-round holiday cottage was built on an equestrian farm to accommodate guests. The construction used natural materials such as moss and wood.
A Latvian association that promotes social integration of visually impaired people, used EAFRD support to purchase 3D printing equipment for producing signs, maps and educational material.
Natural potential of rural areas often remains unexploited. In Estonia the construction of a water themed park generated interest in the countryside and attracted visitors through promoting eco-tourism and environmental education.