A LEADER funded non-productive investment project to convert a historical building into a cultural centre with multiple social, economic, and cultural benefits.
Projects & Practice
EAFRD funds financed the partial renovation and restoration of an historic building and its surrounding area.
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 social enterprise used RDP funding to foster social innovation and entrepreneurship in one of the most depopulated regions in Europe.
A young female farmer used RDP support to install a cow herd management system which improved the economic and animal welfare performance of the farm.
A local action group set up the Acción Sierra Norte platform to protect the groups most at risk from the spread of COVID-19.
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
A young female farmer introduced a blackberry plantation into a wheat and barley production area and created added value by developing a new range of products. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.