The European LEADER
Association for Rural Development (ELARD) is an international non-profit making
association that was established in 1999 by the National LEADER Networks of
different EU Member States. ELARD set up to improve the quality of life in
rural areas and to maintain their population through sustainable, integrated local
Representatives from the Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, France, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal and Slovenia gathered in the building of ENRD and FARNET offices, in Brussels on the 10th of December in
General Assembly of ELARD.