Publications

Total results: 94.

This is the highlights report of a dedicated ENRD workshop at the 11th OECD Rural Development Conference.

It overviews examples of successful approaches to rural policy development, delivery and governance, including links between sectors, funding instruments, bottom-up and top-down approaches, and local to regional and national initiatives.

This is the highlights report of a dedicated ENRD workshop at the 11th OECD Rural Development Conference.

It overviews examples of rural business, education and regional development in terms of changing skill-sets and ways of ensuring a well-trained and flexible workforce for the future in rural areas.

This is the highlights report of a dedicated ENRD workshop at the 11th OECD Rural Development Conference.

It overviews innovative technologies that can be used to improve the way rural areas address climate change mitigation and adaptation, as well as means of enabling implementation.

This is the main report of a dedicated ENRD workshop identifying the factors which would help to improve LEADER innovation. It features a discussion on the role of controls and audit expectations.

This document compiles over 35 projects related to the topic of 'Smart Villages'. All projects have been kindly provided by the members of the ENRD dedicated Thematic Group (TG).
Please, note that the information provided in this document has not been validated by the ENRD Contact Point. For more project examples and initiatives, please visit the Smart Villages Portal.

This case study explores a holistic approach to the digitisation of rural services, implemented by the the Fraunhofer Institute in several pilot villages in Germany. The creation of a common digital platform has enabled the development of new solutions for the supply of local goods, communication, mobility and e-government through shared services and common rules.

This case study explores ‘reciprocity contracts’ between cities and their surrounding countryside in four pilot areas in France.
It overviews how local government officials and residents from both types of area come together to negotiate win-win partnerships and joint activities in areas of common concern such as employment, the environment and local services. The study considers the governance and funding implications of such partnerships.

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