Communities in Romania, Flanders (Belgium) and Scotland worked collectively to create a model for community-led sustainable tourism development.
Projects & Practice
The Local Action Group (LAG) Kostenets 2010 in Bulgaria has designed its development strategy with a strong focus on local needs. The use of the multi-fund approach allows them to meet specific local needs effectively.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
The GrowBiz approach to enterprise support is based on building long-term relationships with businesses and encouraging them to connect, collaborate, share and network with other enterprises in their local community and further afield.
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
Support from the rural development programme for England enabled an entrepreneur to upgrade his ales brewing business.
A business network used LEADER funding to provide an alternative source of business support to rural communities through local people with relevant knowledge and contacts.