In response to increasing demand for wood fuel, a wood processing company in Greece, used support from the LEADER measure to set up a new pellet production line.
Projects & Practice
A dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.
Developing an area-specific vision on hedgerows and coaching farmers to manage and integrate hedgerows into their farming activities.
As the environmental measures under the RDP in 2007-2013 were not taken up well by the farming community, LEADER was used to promote biodiversity projects across the Åland Islands (Finland) in the programming period 2014-2020.
In order to contribute more effectively to combating climate change, a Romanian LAG included energy adaptation and mitigation projects in its local development strategy. This case study looks at the role of LEADER in promoting renewable energies and energy efficiency.
A TNC cooperation project in which partner areas with long coastlines worked together to strike a balance between protecting the environment and opening up their areas to tourists in a sustainable way.
A local action group set up the Acción Sierra Norte platform to protect the groups most at risk from the spread of COVID-19.
A young entrepreneur received LEADER support to buy modern veterinary equipment that enabled her to provide farmers and pet owners with high-quality services.
Promoting extensive grazing in a communal area to enhance biodiversity in and around a Natura 2000 designated area.
Using LEADER support to set up an electric car sharing scheme in a rural community.