A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
Projects & Practice
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
The Think Local development programme focuses on developing collaboration in short supply chain, by bringing together existing initiatives on farmers’ markets, farm retail, food tourism, regional food and drink networks and in developing added value for rural producers.
Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
A project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
A series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
LEADER funding enabled the purchase of specialist equipment for training students in the use of modern and sophisticated archaeological surveying techniques.