Communities in Romania, Flanders (Belgium) and Scotland worked collectively to create a model for community-led sustainable tourism development.
Projects & Practice
Strong underlying values and connections to academic institutions support LEADER/CLLD in Croatia, where the LEADER network is convinced that the LEADER/CLLD approach is of significant relevance at all levels of rural development.
In order to contribute more effectively to combating climate change, a Romanian LAG included energy adaptation and mitigation projects in its local development strategy. This case study looks at the role of LEADER in promoting renewable energies and energy efficiency.
The project supported the construction of a water supply network in the village of Reka, ensuring that all inhabitants have adequate access to water.
The construction of a water reservoir helped combat the more frequent extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and forest fires due to climate change.
A Slovakian cultural centre used EAFRD support to develop and promote a regional brand to improve sales of local artisanal products.
A permanent local international market established on a village at the Slovak-Hungarian border enabled local producers from both countries to sell their products more effectively.