The North Connemara Locally Led Agri-Environmental Scheme is a local agricultural scheme to incentivise farmers to incorporate agricultural animals in improving the ecology of their land.
Projects & Practice
A cooperative focused on quality cheese production, used Rural Development Programme support to expand its facilities and thus ensure the continuous growth of its business.
The ‘Terroir Moselle wine and architecture route’ is a ‘preparatory’ cooperation project gathering six LEADER areas, five wine growing areas from four regions and three countries.
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.
Setting up a grocery and a social café to support people with intellectual disabilities enter the job market and gain their independence.
The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
Developing an approach to risk assessment for RDPs in Ireland.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.