Building the capacity of rural communities to protect water biodiversity in Ireland.
Projects & Practice
A collaboration between a LEADER Local Action Group and community, philanthropic and other developmental interests, to create and sustain ICT-enabled local employment.
Revitalising a declining rural community by developing a sustainable ecovillage through learning and networking.
A consultancy company which specialises in remote sensing applications for agricultural analysis used LEADER support to invest in a suitably equipped, lightweight Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
Piloting a tool that helps assess the impact potential and necessary points of improvement of LEADER projects, already during the project’s application phase.
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.
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.
The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.