EcoliseWiki:Case studies

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Case studies are wiki pages dedicated to describing key examples of community-led initiatives.

Purposes of Case Studies

Sources of Case Studies

  • ENRD projects database (includes examples of CLLD/LEADER projects, gathered by the European Network for Rural Development)

Themed list of case studies assembled for Status Report

Energy

Mobility/Transport

Waste

Multi-domain

Other Potential Case Study Initiatives (unfiltered)

  • Ecopower
  • Towards low carbon villages (from ENRD factsheet on monitoring climate action: "An RDP supported project called Towards Low Carbon Villages9 was carried out in 19 villages in North Karelia, Finland, in 2016-19. It launched local experiments encouraging villages to adopt emission- reducing or carbon-saving solutions. The pilot initiatives, selected through a participatory planning process, concerned various topics such as the shift to renewable and local energy, mobility, waste management or landscape aspects. The climate effects of the initiatives were evaluated using the life cycle assessment method. Social impacts were also evaluated, allowing for the measurement of the positive and negative effects of the experiments on the community’s social, human, cultural, built and natural environment. The framework can be used in the future for comprehensive evaluation and planning of community and village experiments related to climate. The results of the pilot initiatives showed varied level of climate effects – energy projects having the most effect – but the initiative was successful in terms of building shared awareness and incentivising further climate action by villagers."

Reporting Criteria

  • A diversity of stories
  • As much as background info about the case study as possible
  • A link to good pictures
  • A contact person for possible interviews

Key Content

  • Location
  • History
  • Affiliation (especially with ECOLISE and members/partners)
  • Activities
  • Key projects and achievements
  • Participation in ECOLISE (EDSC, SCP, etc.)
  • Involvement in research
    • Bibliography
  • Photos