A local women’s association received CAP support from a Local Action Group (LAG) to establish and promote a short supply chain for quality local food and crafts.
Projects & Practice
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.
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.
The aim of the project was to secure a supply of quality regional products in shops in small villages in the SPESSART LEADER area, and by so doing to develop shops’ regional products offer and enhance their long-term sustainability.
Global Eco – Inno Eco is a transnational cooperation project aimed at boosting the green economy and sustainable businesses in the participating rural areas.
A Local Action Group combined funding from the EAFRD and the EMFF in order to revive the long-lost heritage of traditional shipbuilding on Hiiumaa island.
Communities in Romania, Flanders (Belgium) and Scotland worked collectively to create a model for community-led sustainable tourism development.
In response to increasing demand for wood fuel, a wood processing company in Greece, used support from the LEADER measure to set up a new pellet production line.
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.