Spain’s national rural network (REDR) have used a participative process to inform LEADER design for the 2021-2027 programme.
Projects & Practice
A case study about animation, networking and cooperation in LEADER.
The Local Action Group (LAG) Kostenets 2010 in Bulgaria has designed its development strategy with a strong focus on local needs. The use of the multi-fund approach allows them to meet specific local needs effectively.
A local action group set up the Acción Sierra Norte platform to protect the groups most at risk from the spread of COVID-19.
Local renewable energy opportunities generated through knowledge exchange, capacity building and training on sustainable forest management and energy transition.
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professionals to settle in the countryside.
A project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
A young female farmer introduced a blackberry plantation into a wheat and barley production area and created added value by developing a new range of products. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.