A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
Projects & Practice
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
Setting up a state-of-the-art greenhouse for hydroponic production of tomatoes using renewable energy sources for heating.
RDP support helped set up a new dairy factory which combined the most modern production techniques and equipment with traditional knowledge, in order to produce a high-quality niche cheese for local and international markets.
RDP funding helped improve a meat supply chain in Aude, France, boosting breeders’ income.
Farmers in France’s Auvergne region used EAFRD support to preserve peatland and wet meadows in two Natura 2000 areas where over a hundred farmers raise cattle.
A company producing bread and pastry products used EAFRD support to expand its processing and storage capacity as well as its distribution network.
Transnational cooperation between a French and Portuguese LAG on the topic of urban-rural relations has resulted in mutual learning about new ways to improve the scope and effectiveness of short supply-chains for local food.