Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
Projects & Practice
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
Support from the rural development programme for England enabled an entrepreneur to upgrade his ales brewing business.
An association working in a remote village in rural Latvia, used RDP support to set up a wood and glass workshop thus creating new employment and income opportunities for the local people.
An on-demand local bus service, ‘Bwcabus’, tailored to the needs of rural passengers has helped improve accessibility, reduced car dependency and assisted in lifting rural communities out of deprivation.
A commune in Transylvania used EAFRD support to connect homes to a water and sewage network as well as other key infrastructure.
A small commune in Romania used EAFRD support to restore and promote its local landmark: a botanical garden, and design a training programme on environmental aspects for young farmers.
Sustainable construction of buildings by using of innovative materials (hemp).
The community centre of a small Latvian village was renovated and equipped to support soap production and training courses, thus turning the village into a tourist attraction.