A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
Projects & Practice
An infrastructure investment to solve the problem of waste water treatment in a sparsely populated rural municipality.
Organising bicycle rallies as a means of promoting social interaction and integration.
A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
A cultural association in remote rural Latvia used LEADER support to foster co-creation in the local community, resulting in a museum exhibition that is unique in the Baltic States.
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.
The Deák family used EAFRD support to convert a farm into a mansion house that provides services based on the old traditional rural way of life while setting up a network of local suppliers.
A local community used discarded fruit to producing fruit juice for local consumption.
The initiative reveals how various sources of funding can be used in a synergistic way to capitalise upon local resources and tackle unemployment sustainably.