A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
Projects & Practice
A family farm used RDP support to switch from cattle to turkey breeding in response to market demand.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
An renovated traditional house became a multi-purpose public space, offering opportunities for interaction among the members of the local community.
A LEADER project tackled the limited possibilities of children in the peripheral part of the capital city of Ljubljana to engage in free-time activities.
Two RDP funded projects enabled a company specialised on biomass heating to grow by financing the purchase of mobile wood chipper and later on a pelleting system.