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.
Projects & Practice
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
A LEADER project that aims to educate and support the local population, especially young people, to improve the biodiversity in the villages of the area.
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
A series of knowledge-transfer activities to increase knowledge and skills on organic plant and animal production, processing and marketing.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
In order to maintain the traditional activity of extensive sheep and cattle grazing, the government of Andalusia created a pilot training programme on pastoralism for those that wanted to pursue a new career.
The project aimed to develop local participatory activities within the Natura 2000 sites of Andalusia.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
The project aimed to improve farmers’ soil management skills and know-how on profitable and resource-efficient farming.