This ENRD workshop - co-organised by the ENRD Contact Point and the Estonian, Swedish and Finnish Rural Network Support Units - exchanged on the national application of their respective Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) around specific topics and their related networking activities.
The 10th NRN’s meeting ‒ co-hosted by the German Network Support Unit ‒ looked at inspirational project examples on three particular topics: rural mobility, smart supply chains and digital villages.
This ENRD workshop – organised in partnership with the Italian Rural Network – considered how the Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) are delivered and coordinated at the national level, as well as what the links are between regional RDPs.
This NRNs’ workshop discussed key social inclusion challenges in rural areas and ways of overcoming them by attracting young people, strengthening entrepreneurial capacities, improving the perception about rural areas and better communicating rural attractiveness.
The 9th NRNs’ meeting discussed joining up activities, including: linking and signposting thematic work among the NRNs; development of good practices; and collection and dissemination of Common Network Statistics.
This workshop under the heading ‘NRNs Going Local’ explored how the National Rural Networks (NRNs) approach regional and local networking to reach out to stakeholders more effectively. It built on previous ENRD activities related to regionalised networks.
The 7th NRNs’ meeting built on previous ENRD thematic work on ‘Stakeholder Involvement’ by exploring links between agricultural advisors and rural networks, and ways to improve them in order to better support farmers and project beneficiaries.
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 6th NRNs’ meeting discussed network governance considering the structure and role of the NRNs. It further looked at links with stakeholders and how innovation is fostered within and between EU Member States.