Business Development for Women’ provided a business training programme to 60 women, giving them the knowledge and skills necessary to create a business plan for developing their rural business.
Projects & Practice
LAG-owned projects in Sweden are used to allow small seed-funding for specific purposes.
Establishing a totally new and innovative crowd-sourcing concept combined with a local financial intermediary.
A young female farmer in Lithuania benefited from EAFRD business start-up support to establish a modern, profitable farm.
This Lithuanian LEADER project empowered the women of a small village to create a brand for their organic fruit and vegetables, and increase the income they generate by selling their home produce.
Sustainable construction of buildings by using of innovative materials (hemp).
A dairy company used EAFRD to finance its investment on the production of probiotic fermented products of top quality and high nutritional value (kefir).
A small Finnish start-up company developed nutritional supplements based on traditional herbs and plants from Lapland.