A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
Projects & Practice
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
Organising bicycle rallies as a means of promoting social interaction and integration.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.
A Polish NGO used EAFRD funding to promote local traditional foods from the Mazovia region through a culinary trail, a food contest and a series of educational courses.
Three French municipalities used EAFRD support to transform a former railway line into a leisure path for walking, cycling and horse riding.
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.