A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
Projects & Practice
An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.
An ecovillage was developed on Sweden’s Gotland island using EAFRD funding, providing a model for environmentally-friendly accommodation, waste water treatment, food and energy production. The site is also a template for non-consumerist approaches.
A feasibility study was launched in order to set the foundations for turning an ancient crater lake into a driver for local development.
A local community used discarded fruit to producing fruit juice for local consumption.