Rural areas are commonly affected by depopulation and ageing populations. This project promoted healthy and active ageing in rural areas, by offering physical and social activities for the elderly.
Projects & Practice
Global Eco – Inno Eco is a transnational cooperation project aimed at boosting the green economy and sustainable businesses in the participating rural areas.
A young unemployed resident of a poor rural area used support from the LEADER measure to create a business that provides a renewable energy source (firewood).
A Local Action Group combined funding from the EAFRD and the EMFF in order to revive the long-lost heritage of traditional shipbuilding on Hiiumaa island.
Spain’s national rural network (REDR) have used a participative process to inform LEADER design for the 2021-2027 programme.
A case study about animation, networking and cooperation in LEADER.
A local action group set up the Acción Sierra Norte platform to protect the groups most at risk from the spread of COVID-19.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
A project that aimed to mobilise society, build inter-generational cooperation and promote the region’s culinary tradition as means to preserve its cultural heritage.