The European LEADER Association for Rural Development (ELARD)

ELARD is an international non-profit association set up to contribute to the LEADER/CLLD implementation in Europe. The European LEADER Association joins together almost 2000 local action groups from 24 countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, FYROM-Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.