A Maltese young farmer took over his father’s sheep farm in order to preserve local traditions, whilst incorporating new and innovative ideas in the production and marketing process.
Projects & Practice
An example of a LEADER financed local festival that became a tool to promote cultural heritage and create the conditions necessary for sustainable local development.
A sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
Sweden’s National Rural Network has set up thematic working groups to improve and encourage the role of rural stakeholders in the delivery of rural development activity.
The Flemish NSU organised a series of Learning Networks for LEADER meetings focussing on specific topics, in order to support the exchange of information, invite topic experts and improve LEADER and CLLD implementation.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.