Poland’s RDP allocated a ‘lump sum’ funding package for LEADER Local Actions Groups to help them prepare their Local Development Strategies for the 2014-2020 period.
Projects & Practice
An example on how the process of preparing a local development strategy was used for stakeholder consultation on key rural development issues.
A LAG organised a series of tailored workshops to combat digital exclusion among people over 50 years old.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
Organising bicycle rallies as a means of promoting social interaction and integration.
Investing in new machinery and equipment to allow increase the productivity of a pig farm.
An agricultural holding installed 42 ha of pastures which helped increase the farm’s livestock while increasing carbon sequestration and offering environmental services.
A Polish NGO used EAFRD funding to promote local traditional foods from the Mazovia region through a culinary trail, a food contest and a series of educational courses.
A young and dynamic team of veterinary sector experts received EAFRD support to establish a private laboratory offering high quality veterinary services to farmers.
EAFRD supported the successful development of a local brand in a mountainous area in Lower Silesia, Poland. It enabled the local population to develop its unique cultural diversity into a successful, integrated touristic product.