An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
Projects & Practice
A sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
An all-day bus tour to another country with 24 agri-food entrepreneurs and about ten experts and advisors has proved an innovative way of developing business ideas and the skills and confidence to implement them.
A very small island in Sweden used EAFRD support to broaden the range of services offered by a village shop by building a café area and a kitchen.
LAG-owned projects in Sweden are used to allow small seed-funding for specific purposes.
Establishing a totally new and innovative crowd-sourcing concept combined with a local financial intermediary.
The development of an online platform helped stimulate and support rural enterprises to turn to e-business.