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.
Projects & Practice
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.
Agri-food incubator helps diversify rural economy and add value to farm products.
CAP-funded capacity building project helps bridge the digital divide in rural France.
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).
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.
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
The ‘Terroir Moselle wine and architecture route’ is a ‘preparatory’ cooperation project gathering six LEADER areas, five wine growing areas from four regions and three countries.
Reducing the cost of renovation works for households lacking essential energy services by bringing together local resources, including people’s skills and time. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Social Inclusion' category.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.