Publications

Total results: 6.
This is the main report of the sixth meeting of the National Rural Networks (NRNs) in the 2014-2020 period.
It discusses network governance, structures and roles, in particular looking at improving stakeholder involvement and ways of integrating the 10 points of the Cork 2.0 Declaration into NRNs' activities.

This edition gives a lot of attention to what happened at the major European Conference on Rural Development in Cork, Ireland 5-6 September 2016 – known as ‘Cork 2.0’. The thematic section has “A focus on… Cork 2.0", providing an overview of the event, the main messages of the workshops, the resulting ‘Cork 2.0 Declaration’ in full and a series of 20 different participant reactions.

The edition also includes the regular “News and updates” from the ENRD and the EU as well as the usual “Rural issues, Rural perspectives” section. This features a range of stakeholder voices on topics ranging from transnational cooperation to local consultation and from a growing European network of artists to the first ever rural digital hub in Ireland.

A set of technical and practical questions and answers on planning and implementing LEADER  Transnational and Inter-territorial Cooperation  activities. This includes general questions, activities outside the Local Action Group (LAG) area and reference to third countries.

This is the main report of a dedicated ENRD workshop identifying practical steps for Managing Authorities (MAs) and National Rural Networks (NRNs) to improve the implementation and quality of cooperation projects.
The event led to establishment of  a Practitioner-led Working Group to help facilitate better LEADER Cooperation across the EU.

"News and updates" include ENRD and NRN work to ‘Unlock the potential of the RDPs’, the European Fund for Strategic Investments and the new EU Circular Economy action plan.

The "Rural issues, Rural perspectives" section features stakeholder voices on topics ranging from the new global agreement on climate change to creative rural regeneration and from rural entrepreneurship to Roma inclusion.

This edition also features "A focus on… LEADER Cooperation", with reports and interviews on inter-regional, inter-Fund and third country cooperation examples, as well as efforts to harmonise application processes across RDPs.

This mapping report explores exchanges of experience among Managing Authorities and Network Support Units (NSUs) to support  improved LEADER/CLLD implementation. 
It overviews support for multi-funded CLLD and sprovides guidance to Local Action Groups (LAGs) for Transnational and Inter-territorial Cooperation.