|IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: The information on this site is subject to a disclaimer and a copyright notice.|
[ Index ]
The LEADER+ Initiative (2000-2006) is part of a territorial competitiveness approach. It opens up the rural world to restructuring measures based on specific elements in the area (unifying themes), on seeking the relevant dimension, on implementing development measures and projects (by organising inter- territorial cooperation) and on seeking “customised” exchanges and transfers beyond their own immediate vicinity (through transnational cooperation).
Restructuring, variable geometry in the territorial definition, and integration into processes broader than the local ones, are key to ensuring that rural areas are able to assure their future development.
Under LEADER+, a competitive rural area therefore becomes an area whose development sustainability depends on its ability to: