A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
Projects & Practice
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
A small group of young farmers started an initiative of collecting and sharing low tech on farm solutions, which then evolved into an digital open platform for disseminating innovations.
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.
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 PRIP project extended the national fibre-optic network in Lithuania to some of the remotest rural communities.
Local authorities in France’s Midi-Pyrénées region used EAFRD funding to develop a medical centre to improve the quality of health services particularly for the elderly.
Three French municipalities used EAFRD support to transform a former railway line into a leisure path for walking, cycling and horse riding.
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 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.