A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
Projects & Practice
A pilot programme in Scotland on Public Procurement led to new opportunities and markets for Scottish SMEs.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
A project to enhance the facilities on a geological site, enable new visitor-based activities and attract more visitors who will spend more time in the area.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
The GrowBiz approach to enterprise support is based on building long-term relationships with businesses and encouraging them to connect, collaborate, share and network with other enterprises in their local community and further afield.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.
A mini-foodtruck called GAL’otte is fostering citizens’ exchanges and social cohesion in Pays de Herve, by preparing and baking pizza together with the citizens.