This case study explores a holistic approach to the digitisation of rural services, implemented by the the Fraunhofer Institute in several pilot villages in Germany. The creation of a common digital platform has enabled the development of new solutions for the supply of local goods, communication, mobility and e-government through shared services and common rules.
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.
A closer look at how EU agriculture and rural development policy help promote rural entrepreneurship.