The ninth meeting of the European Rural Networks’ Steering Group (SG) will discuss the outcomes from the 11th OECD conference on ‘Enhancing Rural Innovation’, exchange on recent and upcoming network activities and on ideas for future work.
This ENRD Seminar gathered rural development practitioners and policy-makers to identify the drivers and practical steps for creating an enabling environment for smart villages and showcase inspiring examples of social and digital innovations revitalising rural services.
The European Evaluation Helpdesk for Rural Development is pleased to invite you to the Good Practice Workshop, "Showing the added value of LEADER/CLLD through evaluation", which will take place in Helsinki, Finland 17-18 May 2018.
The fourth and final Thematic Group (TG) meeting aimed to test and validate at grassroot level the findings of the analytical work on results-based agri-environment schemes, collective (multi-actor) approaches, and nutrient management plans.
This ENRD workshop discussed ways of improving the attractiveness of rural areas for young people and included examples of how to create relevant employment opportunities and services.
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.
This major rural development conference, run by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), discussed how innovation can help rural areas and people respond to the challenges of globalisation, shifting trading patterns, and growing inequality.
The third Thematic Group (TG) meeting overviewed findings from existing initiatives and projects, as well as the TG’s analytical work on water and soil management, and included a discussion on success factors and bottlenecks related to implementation.
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.
The fifth meeting of the European Rural Networks’ Assembly Sub-group on LEADER/CLLD put forward recommendations and priority actions on key themes related to improving LEADER/CLLD implementation in the current programming period.