Measure 15 played a key role in the protection and spreading the use of local forestry genetic resources in the Italian region of Marche.
Projects & Practice
Revitalising a declining rural community by developing a sustainable ecovillage through learning and networking.
The project was aimed at revitalising small villages that were suffering from depopulation by promoting rural tourism and affirming the cultural identity of the population.
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
Refurbishment of a mountain path to stimulate economic activity and thus contribute to the revitalisation of the neighbouring rural areas.
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
A sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.