An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
Projects & Practice
Organising a series of educational events to raise awareness and interest about the environmental functions of the peatlands in Brandenburg.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
An initiative to sensitise companies in the Northern Eifel region to the problem of management succession at an early stage.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
A company that produces ice-cider in northern Sweden, combined RDP support and crowdfunding to plant an apple orchard that would support its production needs.
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.