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This is the highlights report of the ENRD Seminar 'LEADER - 30 years and preparing for the future' (3 June 2021).

The workshop explored LEADER’s positive, long-term impacts in rural areas and discussed how its added-value can be maximised in the future through better partnerships, local development strategies, and local projects and initiatives under the CAP Strategic Plans. 

This is the main report of a dedicated NRN workshop, which overviews key social inclusion challenges in rural areas and ways of overcoming them by identifying innovative practices.
This is the main report of a dedicated ENRD event on the topic. It outlines the challenges faced by young farmers and new entrants into farming, including access to land, finance, training, and knowledge.
Additionally, it explores how various Rural Development Programme (RDP) Measures could support generational renewal. 

This is the report of the ENRD Seminar 'Bioeconomy: Seizing the Opportunity for Rural Europe'.

A variety of rural stakeholders gathered to share practical examples of bioeconomy initiatives in rural territories across the EU and discuss the role of EU policy instruments to support sustainable bio-based initiatives in rural areas. They concluded that the three main elements in mainstreaming the bioeconomy are: capacity building, cooperation and a holistic approach to sustainability.

This issue of the EU Rural Review explores some of the ways in which social and environmental sustainability can contribute to economic growth in Europe’s rural areas.

It highlights some of the particular opportunities for rural areas from the transition to the green economy, including through the move to the low-carbon economy and more sustainable farming and forestry. It also looks at practical aspects of green economy projects and how cooperation can help deliver improved outcomes.

Throughout, it considers how the Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) can best support efforts in these areas.

The highlights report of the 4th Meeting of the ENRD Thematic Group on European Green Deal and rural areas focuses on local and territorial environment and climate initiatives in promoting the green transition. These play an important role in generating collective action and local ownership, and provide an effective way to promote the uptake of environmental schemes among rural actors.

This guide overviews the LEADER method and explains how it can work for the development of rural communities. It was produced by the European Commission's DG AGRI.

The final report of the ENRD Thematic Group on ‘Improving RDP Implementation' (2014-2015) outlines steps and key recommendations for stakeholders to better deliver the 2014-2020 Rural Development Programmes (RDPs).