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

Visiting Zanda Zarina in Jelgava, Latvia 4.-6.10.2018

I came to visit Zanda’s working place at an old manor where she has her own sewing workshop. Also, we visited Rundale Palace that was a gorgeous place.

Establishing contacts between drinks’ producers in Estonia and Latvia

Under the auspices of SEIC project, two family businesses – Kuusikaru Ltd (Piesta Kuusikaru farm) from Green Riverland area in Estonia and SIA “LV-Destilāti” from Lielupe area in Latvia – visited each other to learn more about their collagues in the two neighbouring countries.

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

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.

Entrepreneurs are busy with exchange

An important focus of our Sustainable Entrepreneurship project is to support entrepreneurs in finding partners abroad in Latvia annd Finland.

Sunny and hot inspiration Days at Soomaa

In the sunny and hot end of May, entrepreneurs gathered at Soomaa to gain experiences and to try services and products of local micro entrepreneurs.

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.

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!