Publications

Total results: 9.

This edition focuses on networX – the Brussels meeting on 11-12 April 2019 was the largest gathering of the rural development networking community in the current programming period. The key messages from networX are highlighted as are the winners of the first ever ENRD Rural Inspiration Awards.

Members of the Rural Development community who are making a positive difference in rural areas are featured in the ‘Rural perspectives’ section, including great examples of social and digital communications – from Ireland and at European level – and transnational cooperation projects in the tourism sector targeting a new kind of tourist and a report detailing the positive impact of the CAP on rural development in Poland. The regular news round-up includes the latest on the ENRD’s thematic work on Smart Villages and the Bioeconomy and a report on new rural credit services.

This mapping report overviews the state-of-play of networking activities carried out by the National Rural Network (NRN) support units and related to Rural Development Programme (RDP) implementation, NRN operational challenges and future plans, as well as thematic work.

This briefing was prepared as background material for the ENRD Thematic Work on 'Social Inclusion' (2017-2018). 
It focuses on available Rural Development Programme (RDP) support for social inclusion, including LEADER/CLLD and networking.
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.

News and updates covered by the summer 2015 edition of Rural Connections include ENRD thematic work on improving RDP implementation and stakeholder involvement; updates from EIP-AGRI and the Evaluation Helpdesk; and Rural Networks’ Steering Group meetings.

The "Rural issues, Rural perspectives" section features stakeholder voices speaking about topics ranging from rural networking in the Western Balkans to results-based agri-environment schemes (RBAPS) in Europe.

This edition also features “A Focus On…” improving RDP implementation, with reports from France on territorial development and from Ireland on integrated local development.

This mapping report is intended to serve as a guide for starting up Rural Network Support Units (NSUs) at the beginning of the programming period.
It assesses when and how the 2014-2020 NSUs and National Rural Networks (NRNs) were set up, as well as how NSUs identify and work with members of the NRN.

This  document outlines and informs the scope and context of the ENRD Thematic Group on ‘Improving RDP Implementation' (2014-2015).