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
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
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.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.
A project that supports generational renewal by promoting employment opportunities in the rural areas of Catalonia.
Promoting the use of a landscape feature, as it is the dry-stone constructions, to stimulate territorial development.