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.
Projects & Practice
Visualising how today’s archeological sites and antique remains looked in ancient times using a smartphone application.
Developing an online Geoportal with ready-to-print maps, in order to promote hiking in an area of significant and unexploited touristic potential.
A farm used RDP support to set up a micro district heating system to produce heating from wood biomass and at the same time expand its leisure and tourism facilities.
An renovated traditional house became a multi-purpose public space, offering opportunities for interaction among the members of the local community.
The project addressed the needs of local winegrowers and winemakers in the municipality of Slovenska Bistrica to add value to their work and improve their market position.
A study tour in Italy and Austria enabled representatives of sanitary and epidemiological stations to gain new knowledge and exchange experiences on how to best supervise small-scale local food production.
A cultural association in remote rural Latvia used LEADER support to foster co-creation in the local community, resulting in a museum exhibition that is unique in the Baltic States.
An innovative environmental training centre was established in Murcia, demonstrating the potentials of renewable energy based on diversified rural tourism.
An ambitious young farmer used RDP support to create a new niche product and a touristic attraction out of his produce of mushrooms that were not suitable for the market.