An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
Projects & Practice
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
The Danish Managing Authority commissioned an online tool used for evaluating applications for LEADER support, taking a baseline and measuring interventions, in addition to scoring against priorities.
RDP support enabled a home-based business that sells quality vegetarian food products to increase its production capacity and reach out to an international market.
A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
‘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.
Using LEADER support to provide information and raise awareness about wild bee protection.