This case study looks at social innovation, funding and resources in LEADER.
Projects & Practice
Investing in facilities that respect animal welfare enabled a meat processing company to improve its profitability while responding to society’s ethical concerns.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
An intercultural youth event that allows young people from neighboring countries to learn about each other’s language and culture and to exchange experiences.
A transnational cooperation project on converting abandoned parish houses to accommodate tourists.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.
An Austrian farm used EAFRD funding to convert the holding into a horse-assisted therapy centre for children and adults with special needs.
The ‘RIKK’ project aimed to develop regional, intercultural competences, for a more unified approach to many initiatives supporting better integration of immigrants.