EU funding conrtibuted to create and promote a new cultural and culinary brand for the attractive Vistula valley in Poland, helping the region to entice tourists.
Projects & Practice
A Polish NGO used EAFRD funding to promote local traditional foods from the Mazovia region through a culinary trail, a food contest and a series of educational courses.
The Slovakian agricultural cooperative Panovce used EAFRD support to upgrade its dairy facilities and equipment, raising welfare standards and improving production.
Slovak cultural association Microregion Juzne Sitno used EAFRD support to organise courses in ceramic production and wool processing, reviving a local tradition.
A Slovakian town used EAFRD support to create an educational trail promoting the historical, cultural and natural heritage of the local area.
A Slovakian association used popular fairytales to enhance tourist attractions for children, increasing overall visitor numbers and marketing opportunities.
EAFRD supported the successful development of a local brand in a mountainous area in Lower Silesia, Poland. It enabled the local population to develop its unique cultural diversity into a successful, integrated touristic product.
The initiative reveals how various sources of funding can be used in a synergistic way to capitalise upon local resources and tackle unemployment sustainably.
LEADER funding helped the economic development of a small Polish rural village building on the local community’s rich history.