An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
Projects & Practice
The ‘Terroir Moselle wine and architecture route’ is a ‘preparatory’ cooperation project gathering six LEADER areas, five wine growing areas from four regions and three countries.
A project to enhance the facilities on a geological site, enable new visitor-based activities and attract more visitors who will spend more time in the area.
A project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
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.
The success story a hobby farmer with full time employment who created a world class dessert wine and now supplies Michelin restaurants both nationally and internationally.