Projects & Practice
A small farm converted to organic vegetable production and in so doing successfully increased its competitiveness and profitability.
Piloting a tool that helps assess the impact potential and necessary points of improvement of LEADER projects, already during the project’s application phase.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
In Sweden, local non-profit associations, encouraged and supported by the public sector, are carrying out the building of broadband infrastructure in the countryside.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.