Publications

Total results: 28.

The Common Network Statistics (CNS) provides an insight into the quantitative outputs of NRNs in Y4 (2017 data), highlighting the development achieved by the NRNs.

This is the main report of the fifth meeting of the ENRD Thematic Group (TG) on 'Smart Villages'. 
It overviews the main ideas on how to design 'Smart Village Strategies' which effectively empower rural communities in different national contexts.
This summary overviews the projects of three Luxembourgish Local Action Groups (LAGs) that proved successful in providing an environment to test new concepts, supporting niche products and ‘softer’ projects. 
The example was presented at an ENRD Seminar on LEADER/CLLD.
This summary overviews an ‘innovation platform’ bringing together individuals and organisations from both rural and urban areas to jointly develop 10 to 20 projects contributing to CLLD strategic priorities.
The example was presented at an ENRD Seminar on LEADER/CLLD.

This is the main report from a dedicated ENRD event that explored the current and future roles of LEADER, including its added value in different thematic areas and its wider contribution through a number of inspiring examples.

This is the main report of a dedicated ENRD Seminar, which overviews the drivers and practical steps for creating an enabling environment for Smart Villages. 
It outlines the wide range of existing tools that can support long-term integrated strategies and rural communities in the implementation of projects that benefit their territories.
This is the main report of the fourth meeting of the ENRD Thematic Group (TG) on 'Smart Villages'. 
It overviews the main suggestions made by TG members on the future direction of the ENRD thematic work, looking specifically at areas in which the TG could support the practical implementation of ideas behind Smart Villages.

This edition focuses on the topic of ‘Generational Renewal’ in rural development, exploring what is being done to welcome and support a new generation of farmers, including through the European Commission’s legislative proposals for the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

The edition also includes the regular ‘News and updates’ from the ENRD and the EU, as well as the usual ‘Rural perspectives’ bringing you stakeholder voices on topics ranging from the largest ever LEADER/CLLD survey to the new CAP delivery model.

This edition of the EAFRD Projects Brochure profiles twelve participatory social and digital initiatives that are enhancing rural services in six key areas: multi-service hubs; health, education; mobility; energy; and digitisation of the village itself.

The examples showcase how rural communities can sometimes respond to the challenges they face faster than policy, using innovative funding solutions such as private sector investment and crowdfunding.

The Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) can provide complementary support to local communities at each stage of the transformation process of a rural area into a ‘smart village’: from the initial idea to successful scale-up.

This is the main report of a dedicated ENRD workshop, overviewing the national application of the Estonian, Finnish and Swedish Rural Development Programmes (RDPs).
It explores possible future scenarios, challenges and opportunities affecting rural areas, mainly focusing on the Nordic-Baltic context.

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