A very small island in Sweden used EAFRD support to broaden the range of services offered by a village shop by building a café area and a kitchen.
Projects & Practice
An Austrian farm used EAFRD funding to convert the holding into a horse-assisted therapy centre for children and adults with special needs.
A cooperative association in Sweden received EAFRD support to offer a tailored course aimed at immigrants, building on their experience of rural life and improving their language skills to increase their prospects of finding work.
An on-demand local bus service, ‘Bwcabus’, tailored to the needs of rural passengers has helped improve accessibility, reduced car dependency and assisted in lifting rural communities out of deprivation.
A commune in Transylvania used EAFRD support to connect homes to a water and sewage network as well as other key infrastructure.
A Slovak state enterprise used EAFRD funding to plant new forest seedlings and develop a forest road for maintenance activities, strengthening the forest’s sustainability.
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.
The ‘Mallu does the rounds’ project provided an easy-to-access medical service to people in rural areas of Finland using the Mallu bus.
A cork producing business confronted high production costs due to increasing cost of raw materials. To tackle this the company used EAFRD support to restore its own forest and improve its productivity.