Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
A LAG organised a series of tailored workshops to combat digital exclusion among people over 50 years old.
This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. It is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.
Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professionals to settle in the countryside.
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.