Agri-environment cooperatives in the Netherlands use results-based schemes to distribute payments to farmers according to on-farm nature conservation results.
Projects & Practice
Identifying village tourism experiences that have resulted in successful practices to share and replicate them in other territories.
The “Living on the Edge” route comprises of 21 different sites presenting the nature, culture and history of South-Estonia using the yellow frame, the iconic symbol of “National Geographic”.
Protecting cultural and architecture heritage while creating a new tourism attraction.
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.
The initiative reveals how various sources of funding can be used in a synergistic way to capitalise upon local resources and tackle unemployment sustainably.
LEADER funding helped the economic development of a small Polish rural village building on the local community’s rich history.
Local farmers and agro-processors came together to carry out this research project to test and develop a niche product.
Setting up a centre to upgrade, produce and maintain electric vehicles and charging stations.
A village established an amber community house to offer amber workshops and promote collaboration among amber craftsmen.