Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
Projects & Practice
Organising bicycle rallies as a means of promoting social interaction and integration.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
EU funding conrtibuted to create and promote a new cultural and culinary brand for the attractive Vistula valley in Poland, helping the region to entice tourists.
An ecovillage was developed on Sweden’s Gotland island using EAFRD funding, providing a model for environmentally-friendly accommodation, waste water treatment, food and energy production. The site is also a template for non-consumerist approaches.
A Polish NGO used EAFRD funding to promote local traditional foods from the Mazovia region through a culinary trail, a food contest and a series of educational courses.
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.
Three French municipalities used EAFRD support to transform a former railway line into a leisure path for walking, cycling and horse riding.
EAFRD supported the successful development of a local brand in a mountainous area in Lower Silesia, Poland. It enabled the local population to develop its unique cultural diversity into a successful, integrated touristic product.