The European LEADER
Association for Rural Development (ELARD) is an international non-profit making
association that was established in 1999 by the National LEADER Networks of
different EU Member States. ELARD set up to improve the quality of life in
rural areas and to maintain their population through sustainable, integrated local
Estonian LEADER Union in co-operation with Rural Network and Ministry of Rural Affairs organised the LEADER/CLLD event
“Community-Led Local Development in Europe and
Estonia in 2021-2027”
in Tallinn on 17th May.
On 2-3 May in Brussels took place
AgriResearch conference dedicated to innovation
and its key role in shaping the future of farming and rural communities. ELARD participated,
represented by Kirsten Birke-Lund.