Rural Europe plays a central role in the provision of environmental services such as preserving biodiversity, contributing to climate regulation—by reducing emissions and sequestering carbon, protecting water quality and availability, preserving soil functionality and air quality, reinforcing resilience to flooding and/or fire and maintaining landscape values.
A closer look at how EU agriculture and rural development policy help promote rural entrepreneurship.
Supporting EU agriculture, forestry and agri-food industries, combining competitiveness and multi-functionality.
Rural people’s dedication to the on-going development of diversity in Europe’s countryside forms the main focus of this issue of the EU Rural Review.
This issue of the EU Rural Review showcases some of the different types of innovation and creativity from EU rural areas.