A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
Projects & Practice
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
Establishing a network of local integration actors between partner regions and offering them an opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences.
Promoting the use of a landscape feature, as it is the dry-stone constructions, to stimulate territorial development.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.
As part of the greater LEADER project ‘Moselle Diversity’ the sub-project ‘World City’ supported the organisation of summer activities for children aged between 7 and 12, including children of refugees, and fostered cultural diversity and the values of ‘living together’.
A mini-foodtruck called GAL’otte is fostering citizens’ exchanges and social cohesion in Pays de Herve, by preparing and baking pizza together with the citizens.
An renovated traditional house became a multi-purpose public space, offering opportunities for interaction among the members of the local community.
An ecovillage was developed on Sweden’s Gotland island using EAFRD funding, providing a model for environmentally-friendly accommodation, waste water treatment, food and energy production. The site is also a template for non-consumerist approaches.