The aim of this interterritorial cooperation project is to mobilise and engage local communities in preserving the natural resources and biodiversity in their local area.
Projects & Practice
The aim of the project was to secure a supply of quality regional products in shops in small villages in the SPESSART LEADER area, and by so doing to develop shops’ regional products offer and enhance their long-term sustainability.
The project aimed to develop a cargo bike delivery service in the town of Burgsteinfurt that would benefit local people, local retailers and the environment. The service enjoyed ever-increasing demand over the project period with the participation of 15 retailers.
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 social enterprise used RDP funding to foster social innovation and entrepreneurship in one of the most depopulated regions in Europe.
A dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.
EAFRD support enabled a young person to start his own commercially-oriented farm, thus contributing to the generational renewal of the sector.
The ‘Terroir Moselle wine and architecture route’ is a ‘preparatory’ cooperation project gathering six LEADER areas, five wine growing areas from four regions and three countries.
An initiative to sensitise companies in the Northern Eifel region to the problem of management succession at an early stage.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .