A LEADER-funded knowledge transfer project about vegetable cultivation, aiming to increase the sustainability and resilience of local communities.
Projects & Practice
Slow Trips unites partners from six EU Member States to communicate and market innovative tourism products characterised by sustainability and participation and to attract new target groups of tourists who are dissatisfied with superficial sightseeing.
Revitalising a declining rural community by developing a sustainable ecovillage through learning and networking.
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
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 newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.