In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
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.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
An intercultural youth event that allows young people from neighboring countries to learn about each other’s language and culture and to exchange experiences.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
“My Farm, My Way” is a web platform that allows farmers to exchange ideas and innovative practices and get to learn from each other.