Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
A project that aimed to mobilise society, build inter-generational cooperation and promote the region’s culinary tradition as means to preserve its cultural heritage.
An organic mountain farm uses indigenous breeds to produce high-quality meat, while preserving the local environment and genetic resources.
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
A LAG organised a series of tailored workshops to combat digital exclusion among people over 50 years old.
Young people from Finland and Scotland came together to create a Youth Manifesto outlining ways in which local actors can engage young people in their activities.
This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. It is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.
SILTA supports entrepreneurship among young people by providing a cooperative structure through which they can grow their business ideas and receive training, mentoring and peer support.