The Äerdschëff is the first public Earthship building in the world and will serve as a place to document, educate and research as well as stimulate curiosity and creativity about future-proof living and the circular economy.
Projects & Practice
The construction of a kindergarten and a nursery to increase rural pre-school provision, contribute to improving local services, and help retain young families from the rural areas.
This project involves inhabitants in the region actively contributing to better social cohesion. It connects different generations in ‘caring for the community’ and is the only intergenerational school support service in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
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.
The project converted a mobile container into a spectacular learning and meeting space to cooperate with companies and young people and improve job opportunities.
The ReWI project inspires young people to examine entrepreneurship from the perspective of the circular economy. The project has opened up a wide range of opportunities for young people, resulting in 40 new circular economy enterprises.
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).
This case study illustrates how LEADER can respond to local development needs.
A young entrepreneur received LEADER support to buy modern veterinary equipment that enabled her to provide farmers and pet owners with high-quality 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.