A case study on NRN support to designing LEADER.
Projects & Practice
Sustainable development is a cross-cutting theme in LEADER Ravakka’s (Finland) current local development strategy. The aim is to encourage local organisations to combat climate change by becoming more active in implementing environmentally friendly projects.
A TNC cooperation project in which partner areas with long coastlines worked together to strike a balance between protecting the environment and opening up their areas to tourists in a sustainable way.
Communities coming together to collaboratively develop locally suited, innovative actions to mitigate climate change in rural Finland.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
Refurbishment of a mountain path to stimulate economic activity and thus contribute to the revitalisation of the neighbouring rural areas.
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
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.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
A feasibility study was launched in order to set the foundations for turning an ancient crater lake into a driver for local development.