A project to shorten the value chain from the farm to the consumer, to increase the availability of high-quality, local foods and to increase local business profitability.
Projects & Practice
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
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.
Five districts in the north of Hesse joined forces to provide fast internet access in a region where no privately financed investment was covering the existing digital divide.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.