Reducing the gap between generations and promoting social cohesion in order to reverse population decline in rural areas.
Projects & Practice
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.
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
A LAG organised a series of tailored workshops to combat digital exclusion among people over 50 years old.
Organising bicycle rallies as a means of promoting social interaction and integration.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.