A new participatory approach for increasing landowners’ knowledge on how to manage drainage ditches that play a key role in Swedish agriculture.
Projects & Practice
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
A rural women’s association used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to organise wool processing training courses and to create employment opportunities by valorising wool, a by-product of sheep meat production.
In Finland, trialling the winter harvesting of the common reed provides a greater availability of sustainable resources with collateral environmental benefits.
The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
Restoration of a deteriorating forest road and the construction of a wooden lookout tower in order to protect 1500 ha of forest from forest fires.
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.
Supporting regional planning using transnational cooperation, with a particular focus on local public-private partnerships
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
Development of an online platform and an app that allows beekeepers to more efficiently maintain their intervention records and exchange know-how.