A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
Projects & Practice
‘Nature Connects’ is a campaign to raise and generate awareness on the importance of biodiversity in rural landscapes by bringing together land owners, experts and the broader public.
A transnational cooperation project on converting abandoned parish houses to accommodate tourists.
Using LEADER support to provide information and raise awareness about wild bee protection.
An innovative interterritorial cooperation project brought together Local Action Groups and other social partners to demonstrate and promote the use of solar energy by local communities.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.
Austria`s western Vorarlberg region used EAFRD funding to develop a support network to help its communities protect local wildlife and natural habitats.
An Austrian farm used EAFRD funding to convert the holding into a horse-assisted therapy centre for children and adults with special needs.
Austria`s Mühlviertel region developed an organic brand as a marketing tool to promote local producers, suppliers and tourism.
A permanent local international market established on a village at the Slovak-Hungarian border enabled local producers from both countries to sell their products more effectively.