An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
Projects & Practice
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
A study financed by the Finnish RDP aimed to find new digital solutions for making reindeer husbandry a more efficient and profitable business.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.
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.