This case study illustrates how LEADER can respond to local development needs.
Projects & Practice
The ‘Terroir Moselle wine and architecture route’ is a ‘preparatory’ cooperation project gathering six LEADER areas, five wine growing areas from four regions and three countries.
Construction of a new, versatile building consisting of a coworking space, a cultural hall and a tourist office, enhancing the services offered to the residents of a rural municipality.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
LEADER support helped establish a web school for local businesses providing them with the tools to better organise their work and market their services and products.
RDP funding helped improve a meat supply chain in Aude, France, boosting breeders’ income.
A cooperation project brought together local farmers, inhabitants and public services managers to jointly define and promote soil preservation technics adapted to the local environment.
The development of an online platform helped stimulate and support rural enterprises to turn to e-business.