A land consolidation project helped restore the functionality of vineyard terraces and thus maintained a landscape which is a habitat of rare species.
Projects & Practice
A community project in which young people actively participated in shaping their environment and strengthened the cohesion of their community.
Reducing the cost of renovation works for households lacking essential energy services by bringing together local resources, including people’s skills and time. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Social Inclusion' category.
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
RDP funding helped convert a disused building into an inspiring renewable energy visitor centre in Feldheim – Germany’s first village to be supplied with 100 % renewable energy.
The ‘Meine Gemeinde – Heimat für alle’ (‘My Community – make yourself at home’) project brought together local stakeholders into inclusion working groups using LEADER support to develop a range of activities promoting migrant integration.
A winemaking cooperative in France’s Jura region used EAFRD funding to develop a bio-purification system for managing waste in an environmentally sustainable way.