LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
Projects & Practice
Many small towns have the problem of vacant sales spaces and an innovative concept to revitalise city centres is to offer flexible rental options to pop-up shops. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Popular Vote' 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.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
The largest inter-territorial cooperation project in Finland for 2014-2020, aims to promote cultural heritage as a vehicle for tourism development.
An innovative concept to revitalise the city centre of an Austrian town by offering flexible rental options to pop up shops.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
An intercultural youth event that allows young people from neighboring countries to learn about each other’s language and culture and to exchange experiences.