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.
Projects & Practice
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.
Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
Natural potential of rural areas often remains unexploited. In Estonia the construction of a water themed park generated interest in the countryside and attracted visitors through promoting eco-tourism and environmental education.