An integrated, community focussed model for quality meat production based on short supply chains, working together, and exchanging experiences between consumers and producers.
Projects & Practice
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
The Gasthof Bräu project has restored an old country inn to provide professional working spaces at the heart of a rural village.
In Sweden, local non-profit associations, encouraged and supported by the public sector, are carrying out the building of broadband infrastructure in the countryside.
An Austrian family converted their dairy farm to produce organic eggs from laying hens in a barn after they saw an opportunity in the market.