A business network used LEADER funding to provide an alternative source of business support to rural communities through local people with relevant knowledge and contacts.
Projects & Practice
A regional cooperative chain for biomass was established to respond to the increasing demand for woodchip.
A cork producing business confronted high production costs due to increasing cost of raw materials. To tackle this the company used EAFRD support to restore its own forest and improve its productivity.
The project supported the area of Chimay to promote 'green tourism' and boost local development by fostering cooperation among local stakeholders.