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
EAFRD support enabled a young person to start his own commercially-oriented farm, thus contributing to the generational renewal of the sector.
An example of a LEADER financed local festival that became a tool to promote cultural heritage and create the conditions necessary for sustainable local development.
Using LEADER support to set up a climbing park and create opportunities for diversified local economic development.
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
RDP support financed a series of restoration and basic works on a historic monument church in rural Romania.
EAFRD funding enabled the Monemvasia Winery to relocate to meet growing demand for Monemvasia-Malvasia wine.
project focusing on the protection and promotion of a breed of cattle specific to Western Macedonia, the Greek Red Kastoria-Kristalopigi cow.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.