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 local action group set up the Acción Sierra Norte platform to protect the groups most at risk from the spread of COVID-19.
Using LEADER support to set up an electric car sharing scheme in a rural community.
Local renewable energy opportunities generated through knowledge exchange, capacity building and training on sustainable forest management and energy transition.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
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.
A project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.
A LEADER project that aims to educate and support the local population, especially young people, to improve the biodiversity in the villages of the area.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
A project that supports generational renewal by promoting employment opportunities in the rural areas of Catalonia.