This factsheet presents key findings about the experiences of Network Support Units (NSUs) in collecting and disseminating examples of projects supported through the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD). The findings emerged from the analysis of information gathered through an online survey and the ENRD Workshop on 'Project Examples and Good Practices'.
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 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).
- identifying new trends, opportunities and ‘wild ideas’ for rural businesses;
- business support approaches to help realise innovative business ideas;
- supporting access to broadband and digitisation opportunities; and
- building digital capacity.
This factsheet overviews the general National Rural Network (NRN) landscape across the EU, the implementation of NRN tasks, and issues that influence networking at the regional and local levels.