Projects & Practice
An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
A sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
An intercultural youth event that allows young people from neighboring countries to learn about each other’s language and culture and to exchange experiences.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
Business Development for Women’ provided a business training programme to 60 women, giving them the knowledge and skills necessary to create a business plan for developing their rural business.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.