Projects & Practice
Piloting a tool that helps assess the impact potential and necessary points of improvement of LEADER projects, already during the project’s application phase.
The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
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.
Sweden’s National Rural Network has set up thematic working groups to improve and encourage the role of rural stakeholders in the delivery of rural development activity.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.