LEADER

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LEADER Support

We support Local Action Groups in Moldova, on institutional development, capacity building, community mobilization tools, etc.

LEADER Support

We aim to provide support to Local Action Groups in Moldova to become operational and sustainable, with well-developed management and fundraising capabilities for implementing Strategic Action Plans.

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LEADER SPF

The Small Projects Fund is a financing instrument for Local Action Groups in Moldova, to implementing local development projects.

LEADER SPF

Through the Small Projects Fund - LEADER Rural Edition we offer financial and methodological support to Local Action Groups (created under the LEADER approach) for the implementation of rural development projects.

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USAID LEADER ACTIVITY

Implementing LEADER approach by bringing public, civic, and business leaders of nearby communities together to maximize effectiveness.

Project Duration: January 2017 – September 2018

Improving the competitiveness of small local entrepreneurs located in rural areas.

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Implementing the EU LEADER / CLLD approach

Support ATU Gagauzia and Taraclia district in the process of implementing the LEADER approach at the local level.

Project duration: January 2017 – September 2018

Facilitate and support local communities in ATU Gagauzia and Taraclia district in the process of implementing the LEADER approach at the local level.

The LEADER programme (an acronym in French meaning Links between actions for the development of the rural economy) is a European Union initiative to support rural development projects initiated at the local level in order to revitalise rural areas and create jobs.
LEADER I ran from 1991–93, LEADER II from 1994–99, and LEADER+ from 2000-2006. In the current programming period (2014-2020), the LEADER method has been extended to cover not only rural but also coastal (FARNET) and urban areas under the banner of Community-led Local Development (CLLD). 

The main concept of the LEADER approach states that the development activities are more effective and efficient if decided and implemented at the local level, by local actors, according to transparent procedures. This makes LEADER approach a local development method / instrument that allows different local actors to develop an area by using its endogenous development potential. The list of 7 key features of LEADER approach includes: 

  • Area-based local development strategies: taking place in a small, homogeneous socially cohesive territory;
  • Bottom-up approach: local actors design the strategy and choose the actions;
  • Public-private partnership – the Local Action Group: LAGs are balanced groups involving public and private-sector actors, which can mobilise all available skills and resources;
  • Facilitating innovation: giving LAGs the flexibility to introduce new ideas and methods;
  • Integrated and multi-sectoral actions: between economic, social, cultural and environmental actions, as distinct from a sectoral approach;
  • Networking: allowing learning among people, organisations and institutions at local, regional, national and European levels;
  • Co-operation: among LEADER groups, for instance to share experiences, allow complementarity or to achieve critical mass.

All that makes the LEADER approach a perfect tool that corresponds with the challenges Moldova is facing at the local level on its’ way to transformation and modernisation.  
The experience of other countries which have implemented LEADER mechanism show that it can be used as an  accelerator and a stimulus for the real change at the local level, in terms of local development as well as in terms of community empowerment and civic engagement. 

Contact person:
Marina Albu
e-mail: marina.albu@centruinfo.org
tel. (+373) 60233312

ABORDAREA LEADER

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Un moment important al ședinței a fost sesiunea de dezvoltare a ideilor.

GAL-urile LEADER USAID sunt în procesul definitivării imaginii lor

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Vasile Porubin, “Plaiul Codrilor” LAG: “We aim to produce high quality...

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Adunarea de Constituire a Asociației Obștești „Rețeaua Națională LEADER din Republica...

Ședința lucrativă a constat din mai multe etape, în urma cărora a fost aprobat statutul Asociației și aspectele organizatorice de înregistrare ale acesteia.

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La 7 decembrie va avea loc Adunarea Generală de creare a...

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The Necula Family, LAG “Plaiul Codrilor”: “Our business will create new...

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2 etape realizate în cadrul proiectului USAID LEADER

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Primele ședințe de lucru ale GAL-urilor USAID LEADER (a II-a etapă...

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