At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
Projects & Practice
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
Establishing a network of local integration actors between partner regions and offering them an opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences.
Support from the rural development programme for England enabled an entrepreneur to upgrade his ales brewing business.
An inter-territorial cooperation project aimed at countering the declining trend in the number of overnight tourists in the South Funen Archipelago harbors.
The ‘Kraft Das Murtal’ is an economic network of businesses aiming to identify and support the business potential of the region and contribute to its further development.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.