A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
Projects & Practice
A community project in which young people actively participated in shaping their environment and strengthened the cohesion of their community.
Setting up the first transnational LEADER region in Europe, thus allowing the elaboration of a common strategy between LAGs, and include provisions for more sound financial management of and implementation of TNC projects.
An example on how the process of preparing a local development strategy was used for stakeholder consultation on key rural development issues.
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
A LEADER project that aims to educate and support the local population, especially young people, to improve the biodiversity in the villages of the area.
RDP support helped set up a new dairy factory which combined the most modern production techniques and equipment with traditional knowledge, in order to produce a high-quality niche cheese for local and international markets.
EAFRD funding was used to convert three disused buildings into a fire protection education centre for kids.
Transnational cooperation between a French and Portuguese LAG on the topic of urban-rural relations has resulted in mutual learning about new ways to improve the scope and effectiveness of short supply-chains for local food.