Poland’s RDP allocated a ‘lump sum’ funding package for LEADER Local Actions Groups to help them prepare their Local Development Strategies for the 2014-2020 period.
Projects & Practice
The Danish Managing Authority commissioned an online tool used for evaluating applications for LEADER support, taking a baseline and measuring interventions, in addition to scoring against priorities.
The Canary Islands have implemented Simplified Cost Options in order to simplify RDP implementation and reduce the error rate
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
A LEADER measure grant helped purchase film and photography equipment and training for a rural arts festival community project.
Construction of a new, versatile building consisting of a coworking space, a cultural hall and a tourist office, enhancing the services offered to the residents of a rural municipality.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
A company managing publicly-owned forests purchased new machinery to turn forest residues and logging waste into valuable biomass fuel.