Publications

Total results: 64.

This document overviews the implementation of Rural Development Programme (RDP) sub-Measure 6.1 'Business start-up aid for young farmers'. It is based on a survey carried out by the ENRD Contact Point covering 59 national and regional RDPs. 

This document outlines the global and EU policy contexts on Resource Efficiency, as well as the main issues related to Rural Development programming and implementation.

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 document outlines proposals and good practice examples of LEADER Cooperation. It is based on the work of the LEADER Cooperation Practitioner-led Working Group run by the ENRD Contact Point.

This edition gives a lot of attention to what happened at the major European Conference on Rural Development in Cork, Ireland 5-6 September 2016 – known as ‘Cork 2.0’. The thematic section has “A focus on… Cork 2.0", providing an overview of the event, the main messages of the workshops, the resulting ‘Cork 2.0 Declaration’ in full and a series of 20 different participant reactions.

The edition also includes the regular “News and updates” from the ENRD and the EU as well as the usual “Rural issues, Rural perspectives” section. This features a range of stakeholder voices on topics ranging from transnational cooperation to local consultation and from a growing European network of artists to the first ever rural digital hub in Ireland.

This  document outlines and informs the scope  and context of the ENRD Thematic Group on ‘Resource Efficiency'. It identifies the relevant policy priorities and describes the policy programming related to the subject.

This short discussion paper introduces and overviews the ENRD Thematic Group work on 'Smart and Competitive Rural Businesses'. 
It focuses on the importance of urban-rural linkages for the development of rural businesses and related support under the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).

"News and updates" include ENRD and NRN work to ‘Unlock the potential of the RDPs’, the European Fund for Strategic Investments and the new EU Circular Economy action plan.

The "Rural issues, Rural perspectives" section features stakeholder voices on topics ranging from the new global agreement on climate change to creative rural regeneration and from rural entrepreneurship to Roma inclusion.

This edition also features "A focus on… LEADER Cooperation", with reports and interviews on inter-regional, inter-Fund and third country cooperation examples, as well as efforts to harmonise application processes across RDPs.

This mapping report explores exchanges of experience among Managing Authorities and Network Support Units (NSUs) to support  improved LEADER/CLLD implementation. 
It overviews support for multi-funded CLLD and sprovides guidance to Local Action Groups (LAGs) for Transnational and Inter-territorial Cooperation.

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