A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
Projects & Practice
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
Establishing a network of local integration actors between partner regions and offering them an opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences.
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.
As part of the greater LEADER project ‘Moselle Diversity’ the sub-project ‘World City’ supported the organisation of summer activities for children aged between 7 and 12, including children of refugees, and fostered cultural diversity and the values of ‘living together’.
A mini-foodtruck called GAL’otte is fostering citizens’ exchanges and social cohesion in Pays de Herve, by preparing and baking pizza together with the citizens.
An renovated traditional house became a multi-purpose public space, offering opportunities for interaction among the members of the local community.
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 Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.