The region Soonwald-Nahe has sought recognition as Rhineland Palatinate LEADER region for the programming period 2014-2020.
The LEADER Region Soonwald-Nahe, consisting of unitary councils (VG) Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg, Bad Sobernheim, Langenlonsheim, Meisenheim and Rudesheim and, from the southern part of the VG Kirn country with the local churches Bärenbach, Becherbach, Heimweiler, Limbach Meckenbach, Otzweiler, the city Kirn and the Bad Kreuznach districts Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg, Bosenheim, lppesheim, Planig and Winzenheim (all the district of Bad Kreuznach), has received the appropriate certificate of appreciation on 24/7/2015 by Minister Ulrike Höfken. The management ceilings amounts to according to budget 2,845,000 EUR.
The Council of the Economic Development district Kreuznach is the Local Action Group (LAG) within the meaning of Article 34 of Regulation (EU) no. 1303/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The economic development district Kreuznach Unternehmergesellschaft (limited) accepts the transactions of LAG Soonwald-Nahe and is principal of the regional management of the LEADER Region Soonwald-Nahe.
The LAG Soonwald-Nahe assigns the implementation of the regional management of the LEADER Region Soonwald-Nahe be a service contract as part of an open process in accordance with § 3 EC VOL / A of 2009.