A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
Projects & Practice
Sweden’s National Rural Network has set up thematic working groups to improve and encourage the role of rural stakeholders in the delivery of rural development activity.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.
The Flemish NSU organised a series of Learning Networks for LEADER meetings focussing on specific topics, in order to support the exchange of information, invite topic experts and improve LEADER and CLLD implementation.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and which is organised by young immigrants themselves.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.