A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
Projects & Practice
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
Many small towns have the problem of vacant sales spaces and an innovative concept to revitalise city centres is to offer flexible rental options to pop-up shops. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Popular Vote' category.
‘Nos Oignons’ is an association that supported the preparation and implementation of three RDP funded projects that promote social farming in Wallonia.
Construction of a new, versatile building consisting of a coworking space, a cultural hall and a tourist office, enhancing the services offered to the residents of a rural municipality.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
An innovative concept to revitalise the city centre of an Austrian town by offering flexible rental options to pop up shops.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
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.