An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
Projects & Practice
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
In Sweden, local non-profit associations, encouraged and supported by the public sector, are carrying out the building of broadband infrastructure in the countryside.
LEADER support was used to exploit the potential of using large quantities of waste wood from landscape management as a renewable energy source.
The development of an online platform helped stimulate and support rural enterprises to turn to e-business.
The project supported the area of Chimay to promote 'green tourism' and boost local development by fostering cooperation among local stakeholders.