Using support from the LEADER measure supported the provision of basic healthcare services to a deprived rural community.
Projects & Practice
Connecting local know-how and artistic creativity to promote wine production in three rural regions.
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.
HofladenBOX is an online marketplace where customers can order products directly from more than 60 different farmers in the Fürth district.
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).
A social enterprise used RDP funding to foster social innovation and entrepreneurship in one of the most depopulated regions in Europe.
A young female farmer used RDP support to install a cow herd management system which improved the economic and animal welfare performance of the farm.
A dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.