A family-owned business created multiple revenue streams by creating a new product from an olive stone by-product, demonstrating sustainable economic development and environmental protection.
Projects & Practice
Comedor del Arte is an open meeting space that promotes a society built on empathy and solidarity through the arts and creativity.
Green Care projects on family farms offer social services close to home in rural areas. They increase the quality of life for people, secure and create jobs while also helping to preserve small-scale agriculture and forestry.
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.
Reducing the gap between generations and promoting social cohesion in order to reverse population decline in rural areas.
The project saw an unused calves’ shed converted into a farm shop selling organic products.
A case study on NRN support to designing LEADER.
This case study looks at social innovation, funding and resources in LEADER.
The ‘Climate and Energy Region’ is an integrated awareness raising campaign on climate change, addressed to children, young people, adults, businesses and communities.
Communities coming together to collaboratively develop locally suited, innovative actions to mitigate climate change in rural Finland.