Setting up the first transnational LEADER region in Europe, thus allowing the elaboration of a common strategy between LAGs, and include provisions for more sound financial management of and implementation of TNC projects.
Projects & Practice
The Think Local development programme focuses on developing collaboration in short supply chain, by bringing together existing initiatives on farmers’ markets, farm retail, food tourism, regional food and drink networks and in developing added value for rural producers.
Supporting regional planning using transnational cooperation, with a particular focus on local public-private partnerships
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 company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
An inter-territorial cooperation project to support the development of a system for verifying the traceability and the sustainable management of wood from hedgerows.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
The largest inter-territorial cooperation project in Finland for 2014-2020, aims to promote cultural heritage as a vehicle for tourism development.
A micro distillery was established with the aim of producing unique, high-quality vodka and brandy from potatoes that are not of marketable quality.
A cooperation project was set up between 4 LAGs and 1 FLAG to promote local heritage and stimulate the local economy around a lake area.