Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.
Projects & Practice
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
A project to enhance the facilities on a geological site, enable new visitor-based activities and attract more visitors who will spend more time in the area.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
The success story a hobby farmer with full time employment who created a world class dessert wine and now supplies Michelin restaurants both nationally and internationally.
A LEADER funded project to expand and upgrade the current transmission network on the small island of Samsø.
A restoration project of an old railway station became a model of energy-efficient renovation work and set the grounds for creating a eco cluster of specialised companies and technicians.
An inter-territorial cooperation project in Catalonia promoted the use of endogenous renewable energy and management plans contributing to climate change mitigation and adaption.
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.