A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
Projects & Practice
A pilot programme in Scotland on Public Procurement led to new opportunities and markets for Scottish SMEs.
The model of the Rural Parliament is one which has grown across Europe. Scotland has adopted the model, following the example of others such as Sweden, Finland and Estonia.
The Czech Republic’s RDP has introduced simplified administration systems that improve transparency and reduce risks of errors concerning eligibility.
Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.
The Flemish NSU organised a series of Learning Networks for LEADER meetings focussing on specific topics, in order to support the exchange of information, invite topic experts and improve LEADER and CLLD implementation.
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 series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
Peer learning as a way to prepare new LAGs to use CLLD funding.