LEADER/CLLD Sub-group discusses ways of improving implementation

James Rose

The fifth meeting of the European Rural Networks’ Assembly Sub-group on LEADER/CLLD (8 March 2018 – Brussels, Belgium) put forward recommendations and priority actions for improving LEADER/CLLD implementation in the current programming period.

The results from the extensive EU-wide survey among Local Action Groups (LAGs) carried out by the ENRD Contact Point in December 2017 provided a solid basis for discussions on implementation priorities. Focusing on what can still be done to boost LEADER/CLLD by 2020, Sub-group members stressed the importance of ‘hearing the voice of LEADER’ by actively highlighting the role it plays in the development of local communities.