Agri-food incubator helps diversify rural economy and add value to farm products.
Projects & Practice
An example of innovative youth work to support young people to plan and implement their own local development ideas.
Setting up a toy museum in a small island village to provide children with access to cultural activities and to stimulate the local economy.
A voluntary rescue team used LEADER support to obtain equipment to enable the volunteers to increase the range of incidents they can respond to, as well as to raise awareness among the local population about volunteering.
The project converted a mobile container into a spectacular learning and meeting space to cooperate with companies and young people and improve job opportunities.
Slow Trips unites partners from six EU Member States to communicate and market innovative tourism products characterised by sustainability and participation and to attract new target groups of tourists who are dissatisfied with superficial sightseeing.
A young unemployed resident of a poor rural area used support from the LEADER measure to create a business that provides a renewable energy source (firewood).
In response to increasing demand for wood fuel, a wood processing company in Greece, used support from the LEADER measure to set up a new pellet production line.
This case study looks at social innovation, funding and resources in LEADER.