This is the main report of a dedicated ENRD workshop exploring the topics of Transnational Cooperation (TNC) and LEADER Innovation through the use of a practitioner-led approach as a networking and capacity-building tool.
Networking is a policy instrument within the framework of the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) – otherwise known as Pillar 2 of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Experience shows that networks are an effective means of informing, inspiring and empowering local people in rural communities.
How Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) are contributing to the promotion of local food production and short supply chains.
This issue focuses on the inter-relationship between two key elements of the LEADER approach - Local Development Strategies and cooperation.
This issue of the EU Rural Review showcases some of the different types of innovation and creativity from EU rural areas.