This case study looks at social innovation, funding and resources in LEADER.
Projects & Practice
Organising a competition to support and encourage businesses and their sustainable projects in tourism, health, agriculture and forestry in the Kalkalpen National Park, Austria.
Expanding the range of tourist offer in a LAG area by supporting a small farm to diversify into horseback riding and therapeutic riding.
A small family forestry business used RDP support to acquire new machinery that would enable it to respond to the increasing demand for forest services.
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.
This project created free outdoor recreational infrastructure for a range of age groups and motivated them to take up physical activity through workshops and presentations.
An innovative concept to revitalise the city centre of an Austrian town by offering flexible rental options to pop up shops.
A transnational cooperation project on converting abandoned parish houses to accommodate tourists.
The ‘Kraft Das Murtal’ is an economic network of businesses aiming to identify and support the business potential of the region and contribute to its further development.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.