An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
Projects & Practice
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
Restoration of a deteriorating forest road and the construction of a wooden lookout tower in order to protect 1500 ha of forest from forest fires.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
A sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
A historic Chateau was restored to its initial state and turned into one of the most modern wine-producing facilities in Slovakia.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.