A bakery and patisserie in rural Estonia used CAP funds through the LEADER measure to realise a series of investments, making the business more competitive and attractive to customers.
Projects & Practice
LEADER funds help improve production and supply of forest seedlings in Estonia.
Local regeneration project in Slovakia revitalises rural village amenities.
Harnessing cultural heritage as a rural development tool in Slovakia.
A farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to produce horse manure pellets that can be used as an organic fertiliser as well as a source of renewable energy.
Using LEADER support to promote innovative water management techniques among the farming community in Flanders.
Setting up a ‘mobile social grocery’ where users will pay a low price for products, and may also choose free products, improving accessibility, reducing iscolation and giving families a more ‘human’ experience.
Setting up and expanding modular containers as workspaces where people from vulnerable groups in Lithuania carry out manual work, gaining an income and valuable social connection.
A social enterprise used LEADER funding to set up a stylish boutique selling quality second-hand items, supporting both reuse and the long-term unemployed.
The project focuses on improving access to agricultural land for new farmers and on adapting conventional agriculture to new agricultural systems based on the production or maintenance of biodiversity through profitable and innovative practices.