In order to contribute more effectively to combating climate change, a Romanian LAG included energy adaptation and mitigation projects in its local development strategy. This case study looks at the role of LEADER in promoting renewable energies and energy efficiency.
Projects & Practice
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
RDP support financed a series of restoration and basic works on a historic monument church in rural Romania.
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.
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
EAFRD funding helped expand and develop a social enterprise in rural Scotland. A new training centre is built, a visitor centre expanded and more jobs for adults with special needs created.
A commune in Transylvania used EAFRD support to connect homes to a water and sewage network as well as other key infrastructure.
The Cywain Agriculture Project is an agri-food support scheme to develop innovative ideas in adding value to Welsh produce.
Agritourism Monitor Farms are rural businesses opened up to wider community groups, other rural businesses and related professionals for site tours, working groups and open discussions.