Setting up the first transnational LEADER region in Europe, thus allowing the elaboration of a common strategy between LAGs, and include provisions for more sound financial management of and implementation of TNC projects.
Projects & Practice
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
The Danish Managing Authority commissioned an online tool used for evaluating applications for LEADER support, taking a baseline and measuring interventions, in addition to scoring against priorities.
The Czech Republic’s RDP has introduced simplified administration systems that improve transparency and reduce risks of errors concerning eligibility.
Scotland’s RDP has adopted simplified administration systems that include a ‘two-tier’ application process for RDP grants. This was introduced to provide proportionate ‘fast-track’ procedures for projects requiring smaller amounts of RDP funding.
Supporting regional planning using transnational cooperation, with a particular focus on local public-private partnerships
The Canary Islands have implemented Simplified Cost Options in order to simplify RDP implementation and reduce the error rate
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
A pilot project to create an innovative pig farm based on the principle of processing fresh manure to minimise GHG emissions and increase the farm’s profitability.
A project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.