A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
Projects & Practice
The 'Future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands and a unique bottom-up initiative.
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.
The project supported the construction of a water supply network in the village of Reka, ensuring that all inhabitants have adequate access to water.
This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.
The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.