Reducing the cost of renovation works for households lacking essential energy services by bringing together local resources, including people’s skills and time. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Social Inclusion' category.
Projects & Practice
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
Three French municipalities used EAFRD support to transform a former railway line into a leisure path for walking, cycling and horse riding.
Agritourism Monitor Farms are rural businesses opened up to wider community groups, other rural businesses and related professionals for site tours, working groups and open discussions.
A French region developed its own brand that capitalises on its culinary tradition, as well as the diversity and quality of its local produce.