Latvian Rural Forum (Latvijas Lauku forums) is an umbrella non-profit organization that unites more than 80 rural NGOs, including both local community organizations and local action groups that implement LEADER approach in Latvia. The aim of LRF is to promote sustainable development of Latvian rural territories.
Core activities of LRF include:
- strengthening civil society in rural territories, promoting local initiatives and cooperation,
- representation of the interests of rural population on national and international level,
- the creation of cooperation tools with government, municipalities, NGOs, businesses and other institutions.