Using LEADER support to promote innovative water management techniques among the farming community in Flanders.
Projects & Practice
Connecting local know-how and artistic creativity to promote wine production in three rural regions.
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 focuses on improving access to agricultural land for new farmers and on adapting conventional agriculture to new agricultural systems based on the production or maintenance of biodiversity through profitable and innovative practices.
Slow Trips unites partners from six EU Member States to communicate and market innovative tourism products characterised by sustainability and participation and to attract new target groups of tourists who are dissatisfied with superficial sightseeing.
Revitalising a declining rural community by developing a sustainable ecovillage through learning and networking.
Cooperation to develop an online tool and on-site infrastructure.
Communities in Romania, Flanders (Belgium) and Scotland worked collectively to create a model for community-led sustainable tourism development.
Developing an area-specific vision on hedgerows and coaching farmers to manage and integrate hedgerows into their farming activities.
This case study illustrates how LEADER can respond to local development needs.