A voluntary rescue team used LEADER support to obtain equipment to enable the volunteers to increase the range of incidents they can respond to, as well as to raise awareness among the local population about volunteering.
Projects & Practice
A young unemployed resident of a poor rural area used support from the LEADER measure to create a business that provides a renewable energy source (firewood).
In response to increasing demand for wood fuel, a wood processing company in Greece, used support from the LEADER measure to set up a new pellet production line.
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
An example of a LEADER financed local festival that became a tool to promote cultural heritage and create the conditions necessary for sustainable local development.
A project that aimed to mobilise society, build inter-generational cooperation and promote the region’s culinary tradition as means to preserve its cultural heritage.
The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
A LAG organised a series of tailored workshops to combat digital exclusion among people over 50 years old.
A LEADER measure grant helped purchase film and photography equipment and training for a rural arts festival community project.
LEADER funding enabled the purchase of specialist equipment for training students in the use of modern and sophisticated archaeological surveying techniques.