Publications

Total results: 62.

This is the report of the ENRD LEADER Thematic Lab on 'Smart Villages'.

This first LEADER Thematic Lab considered  the ways that LEADER and Smart Villages can work together and how LEADER can effectively support Smart Village development. Local practitioners from across the EU shared experiences and lessons learned and discussed possible inputs for the future CAP Strategic Plans.

This is the highlights report of the ENRD Workshop on 'Combatting Rural Depopulation: Cretaing new opportunities for vibrant rural areas'. 

It overviews the key drivers and effects of population decline in rural areas across the EU, looking at the role of the Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) and other EU policies and instruments in order to help create an enabling rural environment. It explores examples of projects contributing to the creation of business opportunities and the improvement of services and quality of life in rural communities, as well as examples of integrated approaches that can help combat rural depopulation.

This is the main report of the eighth meeting of the ENRD Thematic Group (TG) on 'Smart Villages'. 

It provides information about how a specific village (Lormes, France) has embarked on a participative process to co-design a ‘village of the future’ and the way they have built different components of the local ‘digital ecosystem’. The report also outlines similar initiatives and plans for developing local digital ecosystems in Germany, Spain and Donegal (Ireland).

This is the main report of the ENRD Workshop on ‘Attracting Young Farmers and Fostering Generational Renewal in Rural Areas’.
It overviews the discussions and exchanges on the current Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) support to young farmers and new entrants. It includes examples of innovative ways to enter farming, and explores opportunities to support generational renewal under the post-2020 CAP Strategic Plans.

This is the main report of the seventh meeting of the ENRD Thematic Group (TG) on 'Smart Villages'. 

It provides insights on how to use and plan Smart Villages in the future CAP Strategic Plans (according to the Commission’s proposal for CAP), and how to create synergies between the CAP Strategic Plans and other funds.

This is the main report of the sixth meeting of the ENRD Thematic Group (TG) on 'Smart Villages'. 

It overviews the main ideas on how EU policy instruments can support Smart Villages now and in the future, with a particular focus on LEADER, cooperation and the future digital strategies.

This is the main report of the fifth meeting of the ENRD Thematic Group (TG) on 'Smart Villages'. 
It overviews the main ideas on how to design 'Smart Village Strategies' which effectively empower rural communities in different national contexts.

This is the main report from a dedicated ENRD event that explored the current and future roles of LEADER, including its added value in different thematic areas and its wider contribution through a number of inspiring examples.

This is the main report of the fourth meeting of the ENRD Thematic Group (TG) on ‘Sustainable management of water and soils’.
It overviews the TG's recommendations on result-based payments schemes, collective approaches, and nutrients management in view of improving the design and implementation of Rural Development Programmes (RDPs).
This is the main report of a dedicated ENRD Seminar, which overviews the findings and recommendations of the ENRD Thematic Group and highlights successful practices funded under the Rural Development Programmes (RDPs). 
It further explores what is needed to better support the sustainable management of water and soils.

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