Sustainable

Welcome to the website of cooperation projects “Sustainable Entrepreneurship In Countryside” and "Sustainable tourism in protected areas". Here you can find introductions of our regions as well as products, services and stories of our micro entrepreneurs.

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Locations

Five countries and more than ten LEADER regions – all beautiful areas for tourism and good places for business and cooperation. Click on the link below to see the regions and enterprises.

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Stories

Food crafts festival 17.08.2019.

Food crafts festival invites you to explore the goods made by fifty local food producers that all come from nine regions of Zemgale.

Portuguese LAG ATAHCA organized study visit in Cávado Territory

 

This study visit took place in Cávado territory in the north-west of Portugal for 8 to 12 April 2019, was one of the activities of this transnational cooperation project supported under Action 10.3 – Cooperative Activities of the PDR2020 LAGs, whose objective is to disseminate principles and good practices implemented in sustainable tourism initiatives and projects, and to allow the exchange of experiences among entrepreneurs, technicians and other local actors in the various territories involved, which includes 8 Local Action Groups from four countries (Portugal, Estonia, Latvia and Slovenia).

Entrepreneurs

Small is beautiful. Products with a soul, services with a smile and a story. Find out about the local micro enterprises – they will certainly have something for you!

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News

Short movie about sustainable entrepreneurs in Latvia, Estonia and Finland

A nice video about Sustainable entrepreneurship project participants in Finland, Estonia and Latvia has been created by team of young talented Latvian artists Vilis Bruveris and Nauris Zeltiņš.

Photo exhibition: Finnish photographers exploring Estonian countryside

In the framework of Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Countryside, six Finnish photographers traveled to Estonian countryside to capture nature and rural people.

Estonian micro entrepreneurs through the lens of Finnish photographers

In the beginning of June 2o18, rural micro enterprises of Development Centre and Green Riverland were visited by 7 Finnish photographers.

International cooperation project Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Countryside created a strong foundation for cooperation between micro entrepreneurs

By the end of February, 2019, three-year international cooperation project Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Countryside has come to an end. The idea of the project was to support the cooperation between Latvian, Finnish and Estonia micro and small entrepreneurs, offering help in finding partners, study tours, design consultations, seminars and meetings.

About us

LEADER cooperation project “Sustainable Entrepreneurship In Countryside” and "Sustainable tourism in protected areas" have been launched for developing of sustainable tourism and micro enterprises in countryside of local action groups in Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Portugal and Slovenia. The main goal is to engage entrepreneurs in international cooperation for developing services and sustainable tourism strategies as well as exchanging marketing know-how and creating marketing network between the regions.

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To be competitive, we have to cooperate – share experiences, know-how, ideas and also worries. Together we will find possibilities for smarter marketing, product development and sales. If you are a local micro entrepreneur from our region, join the network here!