Strong underlying values and connections to academic institutions support LEADER/CLLD in Croatia, where the LEADER network is convinced that the LEADER/CLLD approach is of significant relevance at all levels of rural development.
Projects & Practice
A young entrepreneur received LEADER support to buy modern veterinary equipment that enabled her to provide farmers and pet owners with high-quality services.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
A project used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to ensure easy access to medical and aftercare services for rural residents.
The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
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.
A family farm specialised on wine production used RDP support to acquire a new tractor and in this way improve its productivity and competitiveness.
The project supported the construction of a water supply network in the village of Reka, ensuring that all inhabitants have adequate access to water.
A project to support demining of agricultural land in war-affected areas of Croatia.