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).
2016. gadā šajā plānošanas periodā tika uzsākts pirmais LEADER sadarbības projekts “Ilgtspējīga uzņēmējdarbība laukos”, kurā ar vienotu vīziju par attīstītiem, konkurētspējīgiem un starptautiskai sadarbībai atvērtiem lauku uzņēmējiem, apvienojās astoņas vietējās rīcības grupas no trijām valstīm – Igaunijas (Arenduskoda, East Harju un Green Riverland), Somijas (Linnaseutu, Pirkan Helmi un Sepra) un Latvijas (Lauku partnerība “Lielupe” un Liepājas rajona partnerība).
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.
In the framework of Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Countryside, six Finnish photographers traveled to Estonian countryside to capture nature and rural people.
In the beginning of June 2o18, rural micro enterprises of Development Centre and Green Riverland were visited by 7 Finnish photographers.
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.