Publications

Total results: 82.

This methodological case study explores the model and use of a national Rural Parliament as an effective way of bringing rural stakeholders together to discuss pertinent issues. The Scottish edition follows earlier examples of Sweden, Finland and Estonia.

This methodological case study explores the UK's ‘Field labs’ network and research grants aimed to help improve sustainability through farmer-led innovation and provide skills, support and scientific backing to find solutions to common challenges.

This methodological case study explores the simplified administration system – including a ‘two-tier’ application process for grants and ‘fast-track’ procedures for projects requiring smaller amounts of funding – implemented in the Scottish Rural Development Programme.

This methodological case study explores the Swedish Rural Network support unit in its use of thematic groups in the aim of improving and encouraging the involvement of rural stakeholders in the delivery of Rural Development policy.

This methodological case study explores LEADER ‘learning networks’ organised by the Flemish Rural Network support unit to encourage information exchange among Local Action Groups (LAGs) and experts in order to improve LEADER/CLLD implementation.

This methodological case study explores start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants into farming, organised by the Flemish Rural Network support unit to build the agricultural and business capacities of young farmers in Flanders, Belgium.

This methodological case study explores the communications campaign related to the launch of Finland’s Rural Development Programme (RDP).

This methodological case study explores the development of a coordinated approach to risk assessment for the implementation of Ireland’s Rural Development Programme (RDPs).

This methodological case study explores the set up of the first transnational LEADER region in Europe, including parts of Luxembourg, Germany, Belgium and France. It covers the elaboration of a common strategy for Local Action Groups (LAGs), including financial management and implementation provisions for Transnational Cooperation (TNC) projects.

This methodological case study explores how Minha Terra, the Federation of Local Development Associations in Portugal, involved rural communities in a stakeholder consultation process on modern farming challenges in the run-up to the European Rural Parliament in 2015.

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