Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professionals to settle in the countryside.
Projects & Practice
The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.
A project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
A young female farmer introduced a blackberry plantation into a wheat and barley production area and created added value by developing a new range of products. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Developing an innovative model of local-level bio-waste.
An inter-territorial cooperation project between 11 LEADER Local Action Groups in Greece used culture as a tool to raise understanding of the unfolding migrant crisis.
An innovative environmental training centre was established in Murcia, demonstrating the potentials of renewable energy based on diversified rural tourism.
An inter-territorial cooperation project in Catalonia promoted the use of endogenous renewable energy and management plans contributing to climate change mitigation and adaption.