Organising bicycle rallies as a means of promoting social interaction and integration.
Projects & Practice
A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.