Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Projects & Practice
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.
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.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
A series of knowledge-transfer activities to increase knowledge and skills on organic plant and animal production, processing and marketing.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.