A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
Projects & Practice
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
RDP support enabled a home-based business that sells quality vegetarian food products to increase its production capacity and reach out to an international market.
SILTA supports entrepreneurship among young people by providing a cooperative structure through which they can grow their business ideas and receive training, mentoring and peer support.
Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.
An association working in a remote village in rural Latvia, used RDP support to set up a wood and glass workshop thus creating new employment and income opportunities for the local people.