Projects & Practice
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
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.
An inter-territorial cooperation project to support the development of a system for verifying the traceability and the sustainable management of wood from hedgerows.
A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
Three French municipalities used EAFRD support to transform a former railway line into a leisure path for walking, cycling and horse riding.
Transnational cooperation between a French and Portuguese LAG on the topic of urban-rural relations has resulted in mutual learning about new ways to improve the scope and effectiveness of short supply-chains for local food.