A cooperative association in Sweden received EAFRD support to offer a tailored course aimed at immigrants, building on their experience of rural life and improving their language skills to increase their prospects of finding work.
Projects & Practice
A farmers association provided support on planning and facilitation of land stewardship, with particular focus on grazing in Sønderup river valley.
This LEADER-funded project created several small wetlands and helped raise awareness of and interest in water protection among landowners. It also contributed to increasing the amount of available water in the island of Gotland.
LAG-owned projects in Sweden are used to allow small seed-funding for specific purposes.
Establishing a totally new and innovative crowd-sourcing concept combined with a local financial intermediary.
Setting up a catering company and café utilising the culinary skills of migrants.
This project brought together locals and those born abroad through baking.
A small essential oils company used EAFRD funds to add organic rose oil to its product range by investing into distillery equipment.
EAFRD funding helped develop new tourism attractions and tools to facilitate access to natural and historical landmarks in the region.
Setting up a centre to upgrade, produce and maintain electric vehicles and charging stations.