Producers in Scotland saw the opportunity to link together their activities to encourage greater visitor numbers to rural destinations by creating a network of artisan chocolatiers.
Projects & Practice
A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.
A project to enhance the facilities on a geological site, enable new visitor-based activities and attract more visitors who will spend more time in the area.
The project supported the construction of a water supply network in the village of Reka, ensuring that all inhabitants have adequate access to water.
Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.
A start-up company specialising in outdoor sports activities, used RDP support to purchase equipment and respond to increasing demand for its tourist offer.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
LEADER funding enabled the purchase of specialist equipment for training students in the use of modern and sophisticated archaeological surveying techniques.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
The largest inter-territorial cooperation project in Finland for 2014-2020, aims to promote cultural heritage as a vehicle for tourism development.