Strong underlying values and connections to academic institutions support LEADER/CLLD in Croatia, where the LEADER network is convinced that the LEADER/CLLD approach is of significant relevance at all levels of rural development.
Projects & Practice
The Local Action Group (LAG) Kostenets 2010 in Bulgaria has designed its development strategy with a strong focus on local needs. The use of the multi-fund approach allows them to meet specific local needs effectively.
An eco-farm implementing agri-environment-climate measures aims to foster ecosystem services and climate adaptation on-farm as well as promote wider uptake throughout the farming community.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
A market-driven investment to increase a sheep farm’s competitiveness, through the intensification of high quality organic milk production.
A modern hen farm producing eggs for human consumption, set up a new unit to process non commercial eggs and therefore increase its competitiveness.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
Modernization of a poultry farm by installing new, laying hen equipment and by renovating the production buildings.
Acquisition of a wood chipper that produces chips for cogeneration more efficiently, thus reducing the cost of tools and consumables per unit of finished product.