The 7th NRNs’ meeting will build on previous ENRD thematic work on ‘Stakeholder Involvement’ by looking at advisory services and their contribution to project design and implementation.
The 3rd meeting of the Thematic Group (TG) discussed emerging findings in relation to the contribution of the Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) to resource efficiency objectives, and considered the format of the final TG outputs. The TG focused on scoping commonalities and different approaches to the motivation, policy and implementation gaps emerging from case studies.
The workshop focused on the different ways in which Local Action Groups (LAGs) and other actors can strengthen and improve LEADER’s contribution to rural innovation at local, regional, national and EU levels by extending its scope, raising ambitions and reinforcing links with other rural innovation activities.
The fourth meeting of the LEADER Sub-group presented the state of play of LEADER programming and implementation. It featured updates on the 'Practitioner-led Working Group on Cooperation' and recommendations from the Cork 2.0 Conference and the seminar on 'Achieving Results the CLLD Way'.
This ENRD workshop discussed ways to respond to demographic change and promote social inclusion in rural areas. Entitled 'Social Hubs in Rural Europe', the event explored existing hubs of activity and inspiring initiatives from across Europe.
This workshop, jointly organised by the ENRD Contact Point and the European Council of Young Farmers (CEJA), focused on identifying how various Rural Development Programmes Measures could support generational renewal.
The 3rd meeting of the Thematic Group (TG) on 'Smart and Competitive Rural Businesses' saw an exchange of inspiring examples, with a specific focus on linkages between rural businesses and the wider rural community.
The 2nd meeting of the Thematic Group (TG) helped define the main areas of interest for improving implementation of the Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) to better support the resource-efficient rural economy.
The event focused on how to make the best possible use of the Community-Led Local Development (CLLD) method supported under Rural Development (EAFRD), Fisheries (EMFF), Regional Development (ERDF) and Social (ESF) Funds.
The workshop discussed the design and implementation of result-oriented Agri-environment-climate Measures (AECM); collective approaches to AECM; and support for input reduction.