Setting up a ‘mobile social grocery’ where users will pay a low price for products, and may also choose free products, improving accessibility, reducing iscolation and giving families a more ‘human’ experience.
Projects & Practice
A social enterprise used LEADER funding to set up a stylish boutique selling quality second-hand items, supporting both reuse and the long-term unemployed.
The project aim was for the Lauhanvuori-Hämeenkangas region to reach UNESCO Global Geopark status and this was achieved in summer 2020. Through project activities regional municipalities, Metsähallitus, Natural Resources Institute Finland, companies, associations, educational institutions and individual residents have worked together to develop the region and to construct a sustainable nature tourism destination.
Developing an area-specific vision on hedgerows and coaching farmers to manage and integrate hedgerows into their farming activities.
Communities coming together to collaboratively develop locally suited, innovative actions to mitigate climate change in rural Finland.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
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.