This document outlines the main recommendations of the dedicated ENRD Thematic Group on how to improve the resource-efficient management of soils and water through the Rural Development Programmes (RDPs).
This factsheet overviews the key characteristics of and steps in developing and implementing Green Economy projects, as well as how the Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) can support these.
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.