EAFRD funds contributed to the implementation of a nationwide programme that raises awareness among school children about sustainable food production.
Projects & Practice
The project converted a mobile container into a spectacular learning and meeting space to cooperate with companies and young people and improve job opportunities.
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 dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.
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.
Many small towns have the problem of vacant sales spaces and an innovative concept to revitalise city centres is to offer flexible rental options to pop-up shops. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Popular Vote' category.
A LEADER project that aims to educate and support the local population, especially young people, to improve the biodiversity in the villages of the area.