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The information bulletin of the LEADER II programme of the European Commission

INFO LEADER Nr.90
12/2001
  • Towards a new LEADER Network
  • LEADER+ gathers momentum
  • Disseminating the LEADER approach
  • Au revoir from AEIDL
INFO LEADER Nr.89
09/2001
  • LEADER II: the fruits of transnational cooperation
  • LEADER+: busy summer for the approval of national and regional programmes
  • Vallée des Gaves (France): the "Greenway" of cooperation
  • Rural development in Sicily
INFO LEADER Nr.88
07-8/2001
  • LEADER focus of world attention
  • Some changes to LEADER+ financial perspective
  • "Rural Development" Advisory Committee reviews programming of interventions and looks at sustainable development
  • LEADER+: Spain's "horizontal" programme approved
  • Transnational cooperation: let us know what you've been achieving!
  • Culture, tourism and training, a winning trio for the development of Upper Swabia
INFO LEADER Nr.87
05/2001
  • A "LEADER II contact point" until end of 2001
  • Activities of the LEADER II National Units in review
  • Transnational cooperation: Let us know what you've achieved!
  • LEADER+ Finland and Austria's programmes approved
INFO LEADER Nr.86
03/2001
  • LEADER II: Overview of European Observatory activities (1995-2001)
  • Women in rural areas and LEADER
  • Expansion of Evaluation Forum on Rural - Europe
  • "LEADER, from an Initiative to a Method": creation of a "tool kit"
  • Publication of the LEADER Atlas of Rural Development
  • "Delta 2000": economic stimulus and promotion of the area
INFO LEADER Nr.85
02/2001
  • Overview of LEADER II commitments and payments at end of 1999
  • LEADER II networking expenditure at national level
INFO LEADER Nr.84
01/2001
  • Status of draft programmes for the new Initiative
  • Improving the quality of the ex-post evaluations
  • "The role of agriculture in rural development: a comparison between the European Union and the United States"
  • France's Territorial Operating Contracts
  • The Mill Road in Lower Saxony [GERMANY]
INFO LEADER Nr.83
12/2000
  • Transnational cooperation: the lessons of LEADER II
  • Southern Europe and Latin America: comparative analysis of rural development policies and instruments
  • The Conference on "Europe, Cities and Territories": what role for rural development?
  • "PROFIL": Three LEADER groups join forces to organise training programme for women entrepreneurs
INFO LEADER Nr.82
10/2000
  • LEADER+: the Netherlands at the starting line
  • Sharing LEADER lessons with the other networks and candidate countries
  • Seminar "Improving the quality of the LEADER II ex-post assessments"
  • The new inhabitants of rural areas: a working theme for LEADER+ in France
  • Gullholmen and Käringön: two island communities find ways to help themselves
INFO LEADER Nr.81
09/2000
  • LEADER+: Sweden, France and Austria at the starting line
  • Ireland: 55 groups attracted to LEADER+
  • Ex-ante evaluation of LEADER+ programmes
  • Seminar "Drawing lessons from transnational cooperation in LEADER II"
  • Call to LAGs: Who has tried their hand at evaluation?
INFO LEADER Nr.80
07/2000
  • Equal opportunity in Structural Fund programmes and projects
  • Disseminating information about Structural Fund interventions
  • Seminar "Drawing lessons from transnational cooperation in LEADER II"
  • Tourist products for the visually handicapped: "Valley of the Senses" [TYROL, AUSTRIA]
INFO LEADER Nr.79
06/2000
  • Countdown for LEADER+ and the other Community Initiatives
  • Preparing for LEADER+: information and consultation in the Member States
  • The "Rural Development" Advisory Committee discusses LEADER+
  • New programming period for Structural Funds: current situation
INFO LEADER Nr.78
05/2000
  • LEADER+ programmes: working meetings across Europe
  • "Sharing the lessons of the LEADER Initiative", theme of the European Observatory’s next three seminars
  • Network coordination on the agenda of the April meeting between the National Units and the LEADER European Observatory
  • The chestnut-sorting machine: a technological innovation from a rural area [CEVENNES, LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLON, FRANCE]
INFO LEADER Nr.77
04/2000
  • "Preparing for LEADER+": two seminars for public administrations
  • Transnational cooperation: drawing lessons from LEADER II
  • LEADER areas sought to take part in international mountain partnerships
  • Reshuffling and appointments at the Directorate-General for Agriculture
  • "The Canal of Castilla regains its vocation" [CASTILLA-LÉON, SPAIN]
INFO LEADER Nr.76
03/2000
  • Adoption of final LEADER+ guidelines imminent
  • Meeting of National Units in Brussels
  • 258 LEADER II transnational cooperation actions
  • “Green forestry engineering” [GARFAGNANA, TUSCANY, ITA LY]
INFO LEADER Nr.75
02/2000
  • LEADER European Observatory: AEIDL renews contract with Commission
  • LEADER+: state of progress as of 1 February 2000
  • "Rural Europe”: a direct source of LEADER information
  • Llandysul / Pont-Tyweli: when local dynamics cross administrative borders [WALES, UNITED KINGDOM]
INFO LEADER Nr.74
12/99
  • Publication of LEADER+ guidelines not expected until early 2000
  • Preparing for LEADER+: two seminars for the national and regional authorities
  • Attracting new residents to the countryside: a challenge many rural areas must face
  • ELARD – European LEADER Association for Rural Development
  • See what you eat at “Agropark ” - SØNDERJYLLAND (DENMARK)
INFO LEADER Nr.73
10/99
  • LEADER+: Commission approves draft Communication to Member States
  • European Commission: reorganisation of the Directorates for Rural Development
  • Between LEADER II and LEADER+: meeting of National Units in Brussels
  • Greece: the LEADER II national coordinating unit is operational
  • Towards Measure C: clarification from the European Commission
  • Helping businesses get a head start: “ GALCOB Initiative” [CENTRE-OUEST BRETAGNE, FRANCE]
INFO LEADER Nr.72
09/99
  • Rural development: budget appropriations for new programmes
  • LEADER II transnational cooperation: state of progress in September 1999
  • LEADER European Seminar “The repopulation of rural areas”
INFO LEADER Nr.71
07/99
  • LEADER+: 2.02 billion euros
  • 131 people to discuss the topic of “mainstreaming LEADER in rural policies” at length
  • “Assessing the added value of the LEADER approach”: a reference document
  • Producers, employees and together in an agri-food cooperative: the “Fermière de Méan” (Havelange, Wallonia, Belgium)
INFO LEADER Nr.70
06/99
  • Transnational cooperation: projects galore
  • ” From project to action”: selection criteria
  • LEADER+: all kinds of meetings
  • “LEADERFIDI”: guarantee fund and loans on trust for SMEs [Anglona-Monte Acuto, Sardinia, Italy]
INFO LEADER Nr.69
04/99
  • “LEADER +”, the new Initiative for rural development
  • Overall agreement on the Agenda 2000
  • Appraisal of the “Research and rural development” seminar
  • Integrating the lessons of LEADER in rural policies: two seminars in June 1999
INFO LEADER Nr.68
03/99
  • Meeting of National Units in Brussels
  • State of progress of discussions on Agenda 2000 and the future Community Initiative for rural development
  • Results of seminar "Private financing, a capital resource "
  • National and European LEADER seminars in the 1st half of 1999
SUPPLEMENT Nr.68
03/99
  • 38 proposals for transnational cooperation
INFO LEADER Nr.67
01/99
  • Transnational cooperation: new elements and deadlines
  • 50 proposals for transnational cooperation

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