Welcome to the website of Estonian, Finnish and Latvian cooperation project “Sustainable Entrepreneurship In Countryside”. Here you can find introductions, products, services and stories of our regions and micro entrepreneurs.



Three countries and eight 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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Entrepreneurs from Latvia and Estonia visited their colleagues in Finland

Joint fact-finding trip of the project “Sustainable entrepreneurship in countryside” took place from September 20th to 23rd. Keywords were nature, tourism based on local culture and heritage, handicraft and local food.

In search of positive experiences in rural Finland

From September 20th to 23rd, as a part of the international project LEADER “On sustainable rural entreprenourship”, Latvian entrepreneurs of the Rural Partnership “Lielupe” and the Partnership of the Liepaja region took part in an exchange of experience and visited the gorgeous lake holiday resourt Lautsia (Finland).


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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Inspiration Days at East Harju on 17.-18. October

For SEIC entrepreneurs, Inspiration days are coming: on 17.-18. October 2017, East-Harju Partnership will organize an event, full of different activities.

Start of design cooperation with Tartu Art School

This spring, we will start a cooperation project with Tartu Art School, bringing together rural entrepreneurs and design students. In the framework of their design practice and study topics, students can help entrepreneurs design their logo, website or package.

Inspiration Days at Lahemaa

The next rural entrepreneur inspiration days are going to be held in the area of Development Centre, at Lahemaa on 20.-21.

New international project of sustainable tourism

We are glad to announce that a new international project “Implementation of sustainable tourism development principles in national park/protected area regions” has been launched.

About us

LEADER cooperation project “Sustainable Entrepreneurship In Countryside” 2016-2019 has been launched for developing of micro enterprises in countryside of eight local action groups in Estonia, Finland and Latvia. The main goal is to engage entrepreneurs in international cooperation for developing services and exchanging marketing know-how. Special focus is on young entrepreneurs who can participate in entrepreneur exchange, 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!