The 10th meeting of the European Rural Networks’ Steering Group (SG) will inform on the content and state of play of discussions on the post 2020 CAP legislative framework, focusing on the networking aspects.
This ENRD Seminar explored the current and future roles of LEADER, including its added value in different thematic areas as well as where and how it can contribute more widely, beyond the local rural context.
The first meeting of the Thematic Group (TG) defined and agreed priorities, methodologies and communication tools for the TG whose overall objective is to encourage the development of sustainable bioeconomy value chains in rural areas.
The fifth Thematic Group (TG) brought together around 40 stakeholders from 16 different countries and a wide range of organisations to exchange ideas on how to design Smart Village strategies to effectively empower rural communities in different national contexts.
The 12th NRNs’ meeting – co-organised by the Estonian Rural Network support unit – discussed ways of improving the Networking section of the ENRD website, specifically looking at the NRN Toolkit.
This ENRD workshop explored the implementation of the 2014-2020 Rural Development Programmes (RDPs), bottlenecks that have been faced so far and ways of addressing them, as well as preparations for the upcoming RDP performance review in 2019.
This ENRD Seminar – under the heading 'Supporting the sustainable management of water and soils through the Rural Development Programmes' – discussed enabling factors and bottlenecks in the implementation of relevant RDP Measures.
The fourth Thematic Group (TG) meeting discussed the future direction of the ENRD thematic work, specifically, areas in which the TG could support the practical implementation of ideas behind Smart Villages.
This ENRD workshop brought together Network Support Unit (NSU) representatives dealing with rural development communication tasks, to exchange on and improve communication activities at both the national (NRN) and European (ENRD) levels.