European experience on LAGs and CSOs participation in regional development
Study - European experience on LAGs and CSOs participation in regional development-Experiences of Austria, the Czech Republic and Latvia was prepared by People in Need in the framework of the project “Advancing Regions for Sustainable Development”.
The study was done in May, 2018 by the organisation GeoWel based on the short service contract.
The aim of this paper is to look at the paths that have been taken in Austria, the Czech Republic and Latvia and identify the relevant experiences from which LAGs in Georgia can learn. In this report, focus is on the development of regional policy in the three EU member states, the examples of cooperation between the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and the government, and the evolution of the LEADER programmes and LAGs.