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.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
Establishing a network of local integration actors between partner regions and offering them an opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences.
Upgrading the production capacity of a farm by investing into building new greenhouses and setting up an irrigation system.
“My Farm, My Way” is a web platform that allows farmers to exchange ideas and innovative practices and get to learn from each other.
Investing into new machinery for applying liquid fertilizers on crop production in order to protect ground and surface waters.
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.