The model of the Rural Parliament is one which has grown across Europe. Scotland has adopted the model, following the example of others such as Sweden, Finland and Estonia.
Projects & Practice
The Flemish NSU organised a series of Learning Networks for LEADER meetings focussing on specific topics, in order to support the exchange of information, invite topic experts and improve LEADER and CLLD implementation.
Supporting regional planning using transnational cooperation, with a particular focus on local public-private partnerships
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
A project to enhance the facilities on a geological site, enable new visitor-based activities and attract more visitors who will spend more time in the area.
Set up an operational group to improve the efficiency of the fruit production sector in Spain by developing new approaches for joint management of farms.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
Young people from Finland and Scotland came together to create a Youth Manifesto outlining ways in which local actors can engage young people in their activities.