An example of a LEADER financed local festival that became a tool to promote cultural heritage and create the conditions necessary for sustainable local development.
Projects & Practice
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
RDP support financed a series of restoration and basic works on a historic monument church in rural Romania.
The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.
A cooperative of apple producers set up a joint effort among its members to control the codling moth, a major pest, by means of sexual confusion.
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
A LEADER measure grant helped purchase film and photography equipment and training for a rural arts festival community project.