Communities in Romania, Flanders (Belgium) and Scotland worked collectively to create a model for community-led sustainable tourism development.
Projects & Practice
In response to increasing demand for wood fuel, a wood processing company in Greece, used support from the LEADER measure to set up a new pellet production line.
Reducing the gap between generations and promoting social cohesion in order to reverse population decline in rural areas.
A dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.
Creating a testing area for young entrepreneurs wishing to work in organic market gardening or horticulture, where they can receive training and advice.
Helping elderly people to maintain their independence and remain in their own homes.
This case study looks at social innovation, funding and resources in LEADER.
This case study illustrates how LEADER can respond to local development needs.
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.
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.