Building the capacity of rural communities to protect water biodiversity in Ireland.
Projects & Practice
A local women’s association received CAP support from a Local Action Group (LAG) to establish and promote a short supply chain for quality local food and crafts.
A group of small farmers used CAP funds to formalise their cooperation and undertake joint investments that would improve their production capacity in a cost-effective way.
A beekeeper used CAP funds to realise an investment project that would enable him to add value to his honey products and improve his position in the market.
Using support from the LEADER measure supported the provision of basic healthcare services to a deprived rural community.
A collaboration between a LEADER Local Action Group and community, philanthropic and other developmental interests, to create and sustain ICT-enabled local employment.
Connecting local know-how and artistic creativity to promote wine production in three rural regions.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.