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.
Projects & Practice
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.
The project promoted the traditional architecture of Tsakonia region. In this way it increased the appreciation for its value and helped attract greater numbers of tourists.
A French region developed its own brand that capitalises on its culinary tradition, as well as the diversity and quality of its local produce.
The project supported the area of Chimay to promote 'green tourism' and boost local development by fostering cooperation among local stakeholders.
Awareness raising and sales promotion for organic crops and products
Agri-environment cooperatives in the Netherlands use results-based schemes to distribute payments to farmers according to on-farm nature conservation results.
Identifying village tourism experiences that have resulted in successful practices to share and replicate them in other territories.
The Onion Route is a network of tourism service providers and a unique cultural space in the Eastern part of Estonia.
An Estonian NRN TV-project helped change the public perception about rural life.