Publications

Total results: 7.
This is the main report of the first meeting of the ENRD Thematic Group (TG) on ‘Sustainable management of water and soils’.
It overviews the main sub-themes, methodology and timeframe of proposed analytical activities and events related to the work of the TG.

This is the main report of a decicated ENRD event on how to make an effective use of support possibilities for Natura 2000 under the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).

This is the main report of the fourth meeting of the ENRD Thematic Group (TG) on 'Smart and Competitive Rural Businesses'.
It explores the Finnish approach to supporting businesses in rural areas, including inspiring businesses and the 'Smart Countryside' initiative. 
Additionally, it overviews methods for turning the TG's outputs - case studies and Rural Development Programme (RDP) analysis - into useful tools, and members' perspectives on how the TG met the initial expectations.
This is the main report of the ENRD Seminar on ‘Revitalising Rural Areas through Business Innovation’ (Brussels, March 2017).
It examines a range of EU policies and tools for business innovation, including digitisation, smart specialisation, and social innovation. It also features examples of rural business innovation and explores how such initiatives can be supported and extended through the Rural Development Programmes (RDPs).

This is the main report of a dedicated ENRD workshop which explored ways of responding to demographic change and promoting social inclusion in rural areas. It overviews existing hubs of activity and inspiring initiatives from across Europe around specific social inclusion and demographic change issues, including migrants and refugees, integration of Roma, role of arts and culture, young people and women.

This is the main report of the third meeting of the ENRD Thematic Group (TG) on 'Smart and Competitive Rural Businesses'.
It explores 'wild' business ideas from the Netherlands, the links between rural businesses and the wider rural economy, lessons from Scotland on LEADER and rural business support, as well as TG members' perspectives.