In order to contribute more effectively to combating climate change, a Romanian LAG included energy adaptation and mitigation projects in its local development strategy. This case study looks at the role of LEADER in promoting renewable energies and energy efficiency.
Projects & Practice
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
The project addressed the needs of local winegrowers and winemakers in the municipality of Slovenska Bistrica to add value to their work and improve their market position.
A company producing bread and pastry products used EAFRD support to expand its processing and storage capacity as well as its distribution network.
A series of different LEADER supported projects helped the development of distribution systems for producers as to improve market access and local food awareness.
The cooperative ‘Dobrina’ used LEADER support for awareness raising and capacity building activities in order to promote locally produced high quality fresh food to public schools and attract more producers.
In a rural area without public sewage system, a LEADER project helped the local population to get familiar with the new environmental standards, legislation and requirements on wastewater treatment. It also enabled them to make informed decisions on which wastewater treatment technology to use.
Awareness raising and sales promotion for organic crops and products