Poland’s RDP allocated a ‘lump sum’ funding package for LEADER Local Actions Groups to help them prepare their Local Development Strategies for the 2014-2020 period.
Projects & Practice
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.
A pilot programme in Scotland on Public Procurement led to new opportunities and markets for Scottish SMEs.
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.
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 a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.