In order to contribute more effectively to combating climate change, a Romanian LAG included energy adaptation and mitigation projects in its local development strategy. This case study looks at the role of LEADER in promoting renewable energies and energy efficiency.
Projects & Practice
A family farm specialised on wine production used RDP support to acquire a new tractor and in this way improve its productivity and competitiveness.
RDP support financed a series of restoration and basic works on a historic monument church in rural Romania.
A company making pork products used RDP support to purchase new equipment that allowed it to increase production capacity and end product quality.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
Acquisition of a wood chipper that produces chips for cogeneration more efficiently, thus reducing the cost of tools and consumables per unit of finished product.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
Responding to clients’ needs by offering new integrated veterinary services using a mobile laboratory.
Setting up a state-of-the-art greenhouse for hydroponic production of tomatoes using renewable energy sources for heating.
A commune in Transylvania used EAFRD support to connect homes to a water and sewage network as well as other key infrastructure.