Reducing the cost of renovation works for households lacking essential energy services by bringing together local resources, including people’s skills and time. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Social Inclusion' category.
Projects & Practice
A start-up company specialising in outdoor sports activities used RDP support to purchase equipment and respond to increasing demand for adventure tourism.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
An inter-territorial cooperation project to support the development of a system for verifying the traceability and the sustainable management of wood from hedgerows.
A LEADER measure grant helped purchase film and photography equipment and training for a rural arts festival community project.
LEADER funding enabled the purchase of specialist equipment for training students in the use of modern and sophisticated archaeological surveying techniques.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
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.
A small group of young farmers started an initiative of collecting and sharing low tech on farm solutions, which then evolved into an digital open platform for disseminating innovations.