Sweden’s National Rural Network has set up thematic working groups to improve and encourage the role of rural stakeholders in the delivery of rural development activity.
Projects & Practice
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
An example on how the process of preparing a local development strategy was used for stakeholder consultation on key rural development issues.
The Think Local development programme focuses on developing collaboration in short supply chain, by bringing together existing initiatives on farmers’ markets, farm retail, food tourism, regional food and drink networks and in developing added value for rural producers.
The Czech Republic’s RDP has introduced simplified administration systems that improve transparency and reduce risks of errors concerning eligibility.
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
A project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.