Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
Projects & Practice
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
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.
In Sweden, local non-profit associations, encouraged and supported by the public sector, are carrying out the building of broadband infrastructure in the countryside.
This LEADER-funded project created several small wetlands and helped raise awareness of and interest in water protection among landowners. It also contributed to increasing the amount of available water in the island of Gotland.