Setting up the first transnational LEADER region in Europe, thus allowing the elaboration of a common strategy between LAGs, and include provisions for more sound financial management of and implementation of TNC projects.
Projects & Practice
A cooperation project was set up between 4 LAGs and 1 FLAG to promote local heritage and stimulate the local economy around a lake area.
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
A series of knowledge-transfer activities to increase knowledge and skills on organic plant and animal production, processing and marketing.
‘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.
Visualising how today’s archeological sites and antique remains looked in ancient times using a smartphone application.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.
Estonian tourism operators used EAFRD funding to install road signs to promote the local Seto culture and help visitors find interesting landmarks.