This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. It is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.
Projects & Practice
Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professionals to settle in the countryside.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
A project that demonstrates how agri-environment support can significantly help the protection of the environment while also increasing the profitability of a farm.
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
Responding to clients’ needs by offering new integrated veterinary services using a mobile laboratory.
This inter-territorial cooperation project sought to expand a network of co-working spaces in rural Catalonia and raise awareness of their benefits.
A community broadband initiative delivered fast broadband access to hundreds of residents in a sparsely populated region of Kuhmo in eastern Finland.
A commune in Transylvania used EAFRD support to connect homes to a water and sewage network as well as other key infrastructure.