Poland’s RDP allocated a ‘lump sum’ funding package for LEADER Local Actions Groups to help them prepare their Local Development Strategies for the 2014-2020 period.
Projects & Practice
An example on how the process of preparing a local development strategy was used for stakeholder consultation on key rural development issues.
Supporting regional planning using transnational cooperation, with a particular focus on local public-private partnerships
Development of an online platform and an app that allows beekeepers to more efficiently maintain their intervention records and exchange know-how.
A LAG organised a series of tailored workshops to combat digital exclusion among people over 50 years old.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
RDP support helped a young entrepreneur to acquire the necessary equipment in order to start his own wood construction business in an area of high unemployment.
Organising bicycle rallies as a means of promoting social interaction and integration.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.