In order to strengthen and expand the function of a community café as a focal point of the village community, the outdoor area of the old school hosting the café was rebuilt and designed in such a way that community events can be held outdoors.
Projects & Practice
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
Five districts in the north of Hesse joined forces to provide fast internet access in a region where no privately financed investment was covering the existing digital divide.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
Business Development for Women’ provided a business training programme to 60 women, giving them the knowledge and skills necessary to create a business plan for developing their rural business.