In order to contribute more effectively to combating climate change, a Romanian LAG included energy adaptation and mitigation projects in its local development strategy. This case study looks at the role of LEADER in promoting renewable energies and energy efficiency.
Projects & Practice
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
Construction of a new, versatile building consisting of a coworking space, a cultural hall and a tourist office, enhancing the services offered to the residents of a rural municipality.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
Supporting the preparatory work for the creation of a 41 km green lane linking up bends the Meuse river between the municipalities of Yvoir and Huy in Wallonia.
A company managing publicly-owned forests purchased new machinery to turn forest residues and logging waste into valuable biomass fuel.
A commune in Transylvania used EAFRD support to connect homes to a water and sewage network as well as other key infrastructure.
LEADER support was used to exploit the potential of using large quantities of waste wood from landscape management as a renewable energy source.
The development of an online platform helped stimulate and support rural enterprises to turn to e-business.