This case study looks at social innovation, funding and resources in LEADER.
Projects & Practice
The ‘Climate and Energy Region’ is an integrated awareness raising campaign on climate change, addressed to children, young people, adults, businesses and communities.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.
An Austrian farm used EAFRD funding to convert the holding into a horse-assisted therapy centre for children and adults with special needs.
A canal stream was reconstructed to get extra water storage capacity and to improve the water quality and biodiversity in the surrounding area.