We are 26 members with more than 2 200 Local Action Groups from rural, coastal, urban and peri-
urban Europe that believe that we are stronger together. We aim for a Europe where no rural
community is left behind!
We are 26 members with more than 2 200 Local Action Groups from rural, coastal, urban and peri-urban Europe that believe that we are stronger together. We aim for a Europe where no rural community is left behind!
WHAT'S GOING ON
ELARD has recently published the report of the Macro-survey ``What future do you want in rural areas?``, with answers from 3436 persons from 26 countries. This report shows the importance of basic infrastructure in rural areas, but also the huge impact LEADER/CLLD has had in rural areas so far!
The voice of rural Europe for the future of Europe. On 9th of May 2020, Day of Europe, the members of ELARD are sharing their opinion on how CLLD can assist in the recovery work of Europe now and in future programmes. ELARD has been facing this crisis with the firm belief that we are stronger together. No rural area should be left behind, and we are positively working as a team, keeping the spirit of a unified Europe prominent
ELARD members present themselves and, consequently, what LEADER is about in their countries.
The European LEADER Association joins together around 2200 Local Action Groups from 26 countries, including from countries that are not members of the European Union but have adopted and are implementing the LEADER methodology:
Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Republic of Moldova, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.