The aim of this interterritorial cooperation project is to mobilise and engage local communities in preserving the natural resources and biodiversity in their local area.
Projects & Practice
Rural Development Programme (RDP) support was used for helping to prevent forest fires in a former military testing area in Brandenburg, Germany, that is heavily contaminated with explosive material.
Setting up an inter-generational cooperative, bringing generations together to help each other and share their knowledge and skills.
A dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.
Using LEADER support to set up an electric car sharing scheme in a rural community.
The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
A project to support demining of agricultural land in war-affected areas of Croatia.
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
Catch crops supported by the AEC measure in Baden-Württemberg play a key role in reducing the nitrate level in the region.