A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
Projects & Practice
A cultural association in remote rural Latvia used LEADER support to foster co-creation in the local community, resulting in a museum exhibition that is unique in the Baltic States.
A forest association promoting forest environmental education used RDP support to create a series of high quality educational material in order to attract the interest of children and their families.
An agricultural holding installed 42 ha of pastures which helped increase the farm’s livestock while increasing carbon sequestration and offering environmental services.
Sustainable construction of buildings by using of innovative materials (hemp).
Identifying village tourism experiences that have resulted in successful practices to share and replicate them in other territories.
The initiative reveals how various sources of funding can be used in a synergistic way to capitalise upon local resources and tackle unemployment sustainably.