The aim of this interterritorial cooperation project is to mobilise and engage local communities in preserving the natural resources and biodiversity in their local area.
Projects & Practice
This project solved problems of mobility and access to public services in an isolated territory by providing a non-polluting vehicle at an affordable cost, while encouraging carpooling and strengthening social ties.
Slow Trips unites partners from six EU Member States to communicate and market innovative tourism products characterised by sustainability and participation and to attract new target groups of tourists who are dissatisfied with superficial sightseeing.
The long-term programme of knowledge transfer in organic farming was set up to improve the competitiveness of organic farming in Estonia and increase local organic food consumption.
Global Eco – Inno Eco is a transnational cooperation project aimed at boosting the green economy and sustainable businesses in the participating rural areas.
A Local Action Group combined funding from the EAFRD and the EMFF in order to revive the long-lost heritage of traditional shipbuilding on Hiiumaa island.
A dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
Reducing the cost of renovation works for households lacking essential energy services by bringing together local resources, including people’s skills and time. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Social Inclusion' category.