The EU — LEADER Flagship Initiatives Fund, 2020 edition, financed by the European Union and Polish Aid, is supporting a series of innovative entrepreneurial projects in the rural areas, that will contribute to the economic growth and stimulate the innovation process in the rural areas.

Photo: FIP signing

Sellected following open call were 12 innovative development ideas for the rural areas (out of 117 applications received). Thus, the 12 entrepreneurs signed the contracts during a symbolic ceremony, held with due observance of the pandemic
protective measures.
These 12 selected projects will serve as development models to be followed by the local communities. The total budget to funding these initiatives is worth MDL 3,866,520.00.

The EU — LEADER Flagship Initiatives Fund 2020 is created as part of the “LEADER approach for rural prosperity in Moldova” project, financed by the European Union and Polish Aid, managed by the Solidarity Fund PL in Moldova and National LEADER Network in the Republic of Moldova. Strategic partner — the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment.