A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
Projects & Practice
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
A young female farmer decided to renovated an old building on the family farm and offer accommodation for tourists.
A family farm decided to diversify and supplement its income by investing in agri-tourism.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
Supporting the preparatory work for the creation of a 41 km green lane linking up bends the Meuse river between the municipalities of Yvoir and Huy in Wallonia.
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 farm used RDP support to set up a micro district heating system to produce heating from wood biomass and at the same time expand its leisure and tourism facilities.
Responding to clients’ needs by offering new integrated veterinary services using a mobile laboratory.