Building the capacity of rural communities to protect water biodiversity in Ireland.
Projects & Practice
Travelling Creative Workshops bring culture and educational opportunities to remote villages
Wood Phoenix project reduces wood waste through experimental design and reuse of used wood and wood scraps to create equipment for the local community
Agri-food incubator helps diversify rural economy and add value to farm products.
A collaboration between a LEADER Local Action Group and community, philanthropic and other developmental interests, to create and sustain ICT-enabled local employment.
An interterritorial cooperation project that brought together stakeholders with an interest in protecting nature along the river Nore and its catchment area.
Angelic Gardens (Anielskie Ogrody) is a forward-looking project that aims to create oases of biodiversity in farms and gardens. It shows that a small productive garden on a family farm can, with little effort, be beautiful and provide high quality bio food. Angelic Gardens leads the way in the times of pandemic and climate change with high quality ‘step by step’ educational materials and easy internet communication.
A young unemployed resident of a poor rural area used support from the LEADER measure to create a business that provides a renewable energy source (firewood).
A consultancy company which specialises in remote sensing applications for agricultural analysis used LEADER support to invest in a suitably equipped, lightweight Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).
Offering support to maintain and possibly increase populations of specific rare breeds under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 of Ireland.