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This edition examines in depth the concept of ‘rural proofing’ and how it has been applied in practice. It studies the UK and Nordic approaches and features the visions of European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, and Guillaume Cros, member of the European Committee of the Regions.

The edition also includes the regular ‘News and updates’ from the ENRD and the EU, as well as the usual ‘Rural issues, Rural perspectives’ bringing you stakeholder voices on topics ranging from community-led rural broadband initiatives to the first ever European Rural Youth Parliament.

This ENRD Guidance is focused on the practical implementation of Transnational Cooperation projects. It refers to specific tools to support the processes, these are presented as separate documents.

This document lists, describes and provides references to projects related to the resource-efficient management of soils and water identified by the dedicated ENRD Thematic Group.

The final report of the ENRD Thematic Group (TG) on 'Smart and Competitive Rural Businesses' (2016-2017) summarises the main recommendations and outputs from the TG's work. Additionally, it overviews the context, objectives, approach, methods and activities of the TG.

This edition includes perspectives on LEADER/CLLD, forestry, integrated approaches to rural policy and the new European Solidarity Corps, as well as short updates from the Slovenian and Slovakian networks.

The edition’s thematic section brings ‘A focus on… social inclusion’, including an overview of social inclusion challenges in rural Europe, highlights of ENRD thematic work, consideration of what LEADER/CLLD can do to foster inclusion, as well as interviews and reports.

This guidance is intended to facilitate the implementation of LEADER Cooperation activities under the 2014-2020 Rural Development Programmes (RDPs).
It was issued by the European Commission's DG AGRI in 2013 and was updated in 2017 to include the input and recommendations of the Practitioner-led Working Group on LEADER Cooperation run by the ENRD Contact Point.