A project that aims to connect people with their local environment, food production and with each other.
Projects & Practice
The construction of a kindergarten and a nursery to increase rural pre-school provision, contribute to improving local services, and help retain young families from the rural areas.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
The construction of a water reservoir helped combat the more frequent extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and forest fires due to climate change.
An association working in a remote village in rural Latvia, used RDP support to set up a wood and glass workshop thus creating new employment and income opportunities for the local people.
A Slovakian association used popular fairytales to enhance tourist attractions for children, increasing overall visitor numbers and marketing opportunities.
A canal stream was reconstructed to get extra water storage capacity and to improve the water quality and biodiversity in the surrounding area.
A permanent local international market established on a village at the Slovak-Hungarian border enabled local producers from both countries to sell their products more effectively.