Leader budget in Estonian Rural Development Plan 2007–2013 is 10%, it is 935 mln EUR. In numbers it is 86 mln EUR, which means that the annual support for Local action groups (LAGs) activities is more than 12.8 mln EUR on the average. 80% of the Leader measure budget is allocated for project support applicants (for the implementation of the strategy) and maximum of 20% of the budget goes for administrative costs of Local action groups (support rate 100%). There are 26 Local Action Groups (LAGs) in Estonia, covering 99% of the rural territory.
LEADER cooperation in Estonia 2007-2013. Population: 1,34 million. Area: 45 227 km2. Capital city: Tallinn. Currency: euro.