A project that aims to connect people with their local environment, food production and with each other.
Projects & Practice
A social enterprise used LEADER funding to set up a stylish boutique selling quality second-hand items, supporting both reuse and the long-term unemployed.
Communities in Romania, Flanders (Belgium) and Scotland worked collectively to create a model for community-led sustainable tourism development.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
Construction of a new, versatile building consisting of a coworking space, a cultural hall and a tourist office, enhancing the services offered to the residents of a rural municipality.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.
A mini-foodtruck called GAL’otte is fostering citizens’ exchanges and social cohesion in Pays de Herve, by preparing and baking pizza together with the citizens.