A CAP-funded educational programme raises awareness about agriculture among school students and creates a new income stream for farms as providers of educational services.
Projects & Practice
Mobilising rural awareness in Finland about sustainable transport opportunities
The Digitally Visiting project has pioneered digital skill development in Central Finland. The project has demonstrated that there is a large need for local digital support to develop residents’ digital skills, especially in remote rural regions. The project encouraged and guided rural residents to use electronic services and so has contributed to making rural living in Central Finland more appealing.
Organising conferences, workshops and a culinary contest in order to promote the sustainable development of rural areas, along with and the personal development of participating rural citizens.
Supporting activities for the development and promotion of a Culinary Trail in the Opolskie Voivodeship, combined with capacity building for its members.
Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. It is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.