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.
Projects & Practice
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
An agricultural business affected by extreme weather conditions used RDP support to repair the damage to its infrastructure and enable it to operate as normal.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
A restoration project of an old railway station became a model of energy-efficient renovation work and set the grounds for creating a eco cluster of specialised companies and technicians.
An inter-territorial cooperation project in Catalonia promoted the use of endogenous renewable energy and management plans contributing to climate change mitigation and adaption.
RDP support financed the design of circular cyclist trial of 146 km across the regional park Sierra Espuña. This kind of tourism promotes local development while ensuring minimum environmental impact.