Building on the success of the LEADER+ approach, an
additional focus to Action 2 projects is collaboration
with LEADER+ groups and partners in other regions, including:
The purpose of collaboration is to develop the natural
resources (eg, forestry, timber, sheep, wool) of the
respective LEADER+ areas in a coordinated and complementary
manner, avoiding duplication.
Sharing information and
In addition to regular, ad hoc communication between
staff from each region, collaboration is further aided
by quarterly Collaborative Discussion Boards, a Comparative
Analysis Study and Conference to share information and
Different regions, common
Within Action 2 programmes individual LEADER+ groups
work together under a common theme. For example the
overarching theme, "From Seed to Saw"
embraces the two partners' individual projects:
- Glasu focuses on demand and
supply of tree seed and tree seedlings.
- Complementing this, Adventa,
focuses on, sustainable woodland management, marketing
of local timber, supporting local employment. and