Many small towns have the problem of vacant sales spaces and an innovative concept to revitalise city centres is to offer flexible rental options to pop-up shops. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Popular Vote' category.
Projects & Practice
An intercultural youth event that allows young people from neighboring countries to learn about each other’s language and culture and to exchange experiences.
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.
The Gasthof Bräu project has restored an old country inn to provide professional working spaces at the heart of a rural village.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.