The model of the Rural Parliament is one which has grown across Europe. Scotland has adopted the model, following the example of others such as Sweden, Finland and Estonia.
Projects & Practice
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
A project set out to renovate and expand an old dairy farm by using new technological solutions.
The Cywain Agriculture Project is an agri-food support scheme to develop innovative ideas in adding value to Welsh produce.
Welsh rural development competition inspires innovation among young sheep farmers.
A business network used LEADER funding to provide an alternative source of business support to rural communities through local people with relevant knowledge and contacts.
The “Living on the Edge” route comprises of 21 different sites presenting the nature, culture and history of South-Estonia using the yellow frame, the iconic symbol of “National Geographic”.