A farm employing people with special needs set up a process line and an experimental kitchen, where non-commercial agricultural produce can be turned into new products.
Projects & Practice
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.
Setting up an innovative enterprise in a historic building to strengthen the regional and local agricultural economy, while promoting employment and tourism.
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 Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.
An Austrian farm used EAFRD funding to convert the holding into a horse-assisted therapy centre for children and adults with special needs.
The ‘RIKK’ project aimed to develop regional, intercultural competences, for a more unified approach to many initiatives supporting better integration of immigrants.