An example of a LEADER financed local festival that became a tool to promote cultural heritage and create the conditions necessary for sustainable local development.
Projects & Practice
EAFRD funding enabled the Monemvasia Winery to relocate to meet growing demand for Monemvasia-Malvasia wine.
The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.
A project set out to renovate and expand an old dairy farm by using new technological solutions.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
An inter-territorial cooperation project between 11 LEADER Local Action Groups in Greece used culture as a tool to raise understanding of the unfolding migrant crisis.
A small Estonian organic farm used EAFRD funding to scale up its production of herbs by investing in new machinery and upgrading buildings to help the business to grow.
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 year-round holiday cottage was built on an equestrian farm to accommodate guests. The construction used natural materials such as moss and wood.
A biofuel production and packaging line was established in an olive growing region of Greece. The waste residues are used to produce biofuel (PELLET) offering considerable economic and environmental benefits.