LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
Projects & Practice
This project created free outdoor recreational infrastructure for a range of age groups and motivated them to take up physical activity through workshops and presentations.
A cooperation project was set up between 4 LAGs and 1 FLAG to promote local heritage and stimulate the local economy around a lake area.
A family farm used LEADER support to build a new greenhouse that would provide optimum conditions for growing traditional varieties of Estonian roses.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
A LEADER project tackled the limited possibilities of children in the peripheral part of the capital city of Ljubljana to engage in free-time activities.
Estonian tourism operators used EAFRD funding to install road signs to promote the local Seto culture and help visitors find interesting landmarks.
A local producer of syrups and vinegars in Estonia used EAFRD funding to scale up production to create a business that sells to restaurants, shops and big suppliers.
A series of different LEADER supported projects helped the development of distribution systems for producers as to improve market access and local food awareness.
In a rural area without public sewage system, a LEADER project helped the local population to get familiar with the new environmental standards, legislation and requirements on wastewater treatment. It also enabled them to make informed decisions on which wastewater treatment technology to use.