Five districts in the north of Hesse joined forces to provide fast internet access in a region where no privately financed investment was covering the existing digital divide.
Projects & Practice
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
Visualising how today’s archeological sites and antique remains looked in ancient times using a smartphone application.
A small group of young farmers started an initiative of collecting and sharing low tech on farm solutions, which then evolved into an digital open platform for disseminating innovations.
LEADER support helped establish a web school for local businesses providing them with the tools to better organise their work and market their services and products.
The ‘Meine Gemeinde – Heimat für alle’ (‘My Community – make yourself at home’) project brought together local stakeholders into inclusion working groups using LEADER support to develop a range of activities promoting migrant integration.
A French hazelnut farm used EAFRD support to develop a visitor centre, helping boost direct sales and educate citizens on hazelnut production and processing.