A case study on NRN support to designing LEADER.
Projects & Practice
A TNC cooperation project in which partner areas with long coastlines worked together to strike a balance between protecting the environment and opening up their areas to tourists in a sustainable way.
Communities coming together to collaboratively develop locally suited, innovative actions to mitigate climate change in rural Finland.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
A company managing publicly-owned forests purchased new machinery to turn forest residues and logging waste into valuable biomass fuel.
In a rural area without public sewage system, a LEADER project helped the local population to get familiar with the new environmental standards, legislation and requirements on wastewater treatment. It also enabled them to make informed decisions on which wastewater treatment technology to use.