In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
An inter-territorial cooperation project to support the development of a system for verifying the traceability and the sustainable management of wood from hedgerows.
A family business, with a long-standing tradition of producing denim clothing, used support from the LEADER measure to establish a modern workshop and increase its share in domestic and international markets.
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 project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.