Reducing the cost of renovation works for households lacking essential energy services by bringing together local resources, including people’s skills and time. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Social Inclusion' category.
Projects & Practice
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
Using RDP support to implement a sustainable model of agriculture that combines the production of high quality products and environmental protection. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Environment & Climate Action' category.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
A LEADER measure grant helped purchase film and photography equipment and training for a rural arts festival community project.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
A micro enterprise received LEADER support and turned a hobby into a revenue-generating business: using insects to produce protein flour for animal feed.
A project that demonstrates how agri-environment support can significantly help the protection of the environment while also increasing the profitability of a farm.