An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
Projects & Practice
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.
Precision farming has great economic and environmental potentials and a project was set up to promote its use in the Austrian context.
Five districts in the north of Hesse joined forces to provide fast internet access in a region where no privately financed investment was covering the existing digital divide.
In Sweden, local non-profit associations, encouraged and supported by the public sector, are carrying out the building of broadband infrastructure in the countryside.
The PRIP project extended the national fibre-optic network in Lithuania to some of the remotest rural communities.
A local association used EAFRD support to get broadband coverage in a rural area which was previously lacking any access to internet or telephone connection.
Setting up a house locating system in the rural areas of Formentera island, Spain, made it easier for emergency services and other service providers to access isolated rural homes.