A local association used EAFRD support to get broadband coverage in a rural area which was previously lacking any access to internet or telephone connection.
Projects & Practice
Setting up a house locating system in the rural areas of Formentera island, Spain, made it easier for emergency services and other service providers to access isolated rural homes.
Slovak cultural association Microregion Juzne Sitno used EAFRD support to organise courses in ceramic production and wool processing, reviving a local tradition.
A small commune in Romania used EAFRD support to restore and promote its local landmark: a botanical garden, and design a training programme on environmental aspects for young farmers.
Welsh rural development competition inspires innovation among young sheep farmers.
Strengthening social enterprises in two Hungarian regions became a leverage to increase local employment in disadvantaged communities.
An innovative LEADER project promotes hiking in the Belgian Eifel area by means of an online hiking planner tool, GPS navigation and a smartphone app.
An Estonian NRN TV-project helped change the public perception about rural life.