Reducing the gap between generations and promoting social cohesion in order to reverse population decline in rural areas.
Projects & Practice
A dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.
Developing an area-specific vision on hedgerows and coaching farmers to manage and integrate hedgerows into their farming activities.
As the environmental measures under the RDP in 2007-2013 were not taken up well by the farming community, LEADER was used to promote biodiversity projects across the Åland Islands (Finland) in the programming period 2014-2020.
Helping elderly people to maintain their independence and remain in their own homes.
This case study looks at social innovation, funding and resources in LEADER.
A young entrepreneur received LEADER support to buy modern veterinary equipment that enabled her to provide farmers and pet owners with high-quality services.
Local renewable energy opportunities generated through knowledge exchange, capacity building and training on sustainable forest management and energy transition.
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.