Community-led Local Development (CLLD) was introduced in the 2014-20 programme period and is based on the well-established LEADER tool. While LEADER is distinctly rural, co-funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD), CLLD allows Member States to make use of up to four different ESI Funds: EAFRD, the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund […]
Archives for February 2020
At the LEADER/CLLD 2019 Conference, organised by ELARD and the Portuguese LEADER network Minha Terra, Loris Servillo and Stefan Kah presented a thorough study on the implementation of multifund-CLLD across EU member states and regions. The revised version of the report (January 2020) is available here.
Recipients of “Posts from LDnet” will have noticed that over the last 12 months LDnet has been very active: organising debates – e.g. annual workshop at EWRC, special sessions at RSA conferences participating in international events and posting feedback – e.g. European Rural Parliament, URBACT CityLab & CITIES Forum encouraging and publishing articles and research […]
SIMRA, the Horizon 2020 project “Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas” has been at the forefront in promoting the contribution of social innovation to social, economic and environmental development in disadvantaged rural areas since 2016. The final two-day event of the project “From the implementation of local initiatives to the integration into public policies” was […]