An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
Projects & Practice
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Setting up a grocery and a social café to support people with intellectual disabilities enter the job market and gain their independence.
A sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
An integrated, community focussed model for quality meat production based on short supply chains, working together, and exchanging experiences between consumers and producers.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
A family business, with a long-standing tradition of producing denim clothing, used support from the LEADER measure to establish a modern workshop and increase its share in domestic and international markets.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.