Publications

Total results: 23.

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.

It overviews the overall process of defining the Green Economy, best practice implementation, examples of delivery from EU regions and Member States, as well as how these are linked to the Rural Development Programmes (RDPs).

This issue focuses on opportunities for “improving competitiveness of primary producers by better integrating them into the agri-food chain” – one of the Focus Areas of EU Rural Development policy.

The publication provides an overview of the various means for adding value in food and drink supply chains. It goes on to explore major market opportunities for rural producers in terms of: increasing the rural market; improving access to urban markets; and accessing the market for public food.

The publication stresses the importance of targeted strategies for supporting smarter supply chains using effective links with research and the Rural Development Programmes (RDPs).

This is the main report of the thematic ENRD Seminar on 'Promoting the Transition to the Green Economy'.
It overviews the policy drivers for the creation of a Green Economy, including support under the Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) and a wide range of project examples from over 11 EU Member States.
This is the main report of the thematic ENRD Seminar on 'Smart and Competitive Supply Chains'.
It explores ways of connecting the Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) to food and drink supply chains and overviews relevant RDP tools. It covers topics such as market access, public food markets, adding value, cooperation and food policy.
This is the main report of the third meeting of the ENRD Thematic Group on 'Smart and Competitive Rural Areas'.
It highlights the differing approaches to supporting supply chains both nationally and regionally, including a consideration of smart specialisation strategies.

This case study examines the programming for the Green Economy in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy, including Rural Development Programme (RDP) Measures based on a LIFE+ study of best practice in reducing GHG emissions from agriculture.

This case study examines policy and programming for the Green Economy in Finland, including sustainable use and management of natural resources.

This case study examines policy and programming for the Green Economy in Ireland, including a focus on forestry, knowledge-exchange groups, and the 'Green, Low-carbon, Agri-environment Scheme' (GLAS).

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