Young people from Finland and Scotland came together to create a Youth Manifesto outlining ways in which local actors can engage young people in their activities.
Projects & Practice
SILTA supports entrepreneurship among young people by providing a cooperative structure through which they can grow their business ideas and receive training, mentoring and peer support.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
LEADER support helped establish a web school for local businesses providing them with the tools to better organise their work and market their services and products.
Three Finnish artists used EAFRD funding to transform a remote former school in rural Finland into a residence for international artists, now the largest in all Scandinavia.
Farmers in France’s Auvergne region used EAFRD support to preserve peatland and wet meadows in two Natura 2000 areas where over a hundred farmers raise cattle.