Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.
Projects & Practice
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
A restoration project of an old railway station became a model of energy-efficient renovation work and set the grounds for creating a eco cluster of specialised companies and technicians.
An inter-territorial cooperation project in Catalonia promoted the use of endogenous renewable energy and management plans contributing to climate change mitigation and adaption.
An Austrian farmer used EAFRD funding to build a cheese processing facility on an Alpine pasture offering tours and events to learn about cheese and Alpine farming.
Austria`s Mühlviertel region developed an organic brand as a marketing tool to promote local producers, suppliers and tourism.
Establishing a totally new and innovative crowd-sourcing concept combined with a local financial intermediary.