A group of small farmers used CAP funds to formalise their cooperation and undertake joint investments that would improve their production capacity in a cost-effective way.
Projects & Practice
Using support from the LEADER measure supported the provision of basic healthcare services to a deprived rural community.
In order to contribute more effectively to combating climate change, a Romanian LAG included energy adaptation and mitigation projects in its local development strategy. This case study looks at the role of LEADER in promoting renewable energies and energy efficiency.
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
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.
RDP support financed a series of restoration and basic works on a historic monument church in rural Romania.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
A small successful food market initiative in Sweden used EAFRD funding to help migrants develop their skills, find employment and set up their own business.