Reducing the gap between generations and promoting social cohesion in order to reverse population decline in rural areas.
Projects & Practice
A dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.
Helping elderly people to maintain their independence and remain in their own homes.
Using LEADER support to set up an electric car sharing scheme in a rural community.
Communities coming together to collaboratively develop locally suited, innovative actions to mitigate climate change in rural Finland.
Collaborative learning and tools for assessing soil health contribute to farmers’ understanding of problems and alternative management strategies.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
A pig farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to improve the animals’ living conditions and the branding of their products.
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
In order to strengthen and expand the function of a community café as a focal point of the village community, the outdoor area of the old school hosting the café was rebuilt and designed in such a way that community events can be held outdoors.