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Communication with rural vocation - ANIMAR informational portal

Tool category
& type

Website and Social Media:

  • Websites
  • Keyword(s)

    Awareness raising, Communications, General public, Information, NGO, Rural life, Website


    The website is conceived as an informational portal on sustainable development in rural Portugal It is a good promotional tool for all available events, fairs, workshops regarding rural development. Managed by Portuguese Association for Local Development (ANIMAR) it voices out significant information catalyzing rural development initiatives at national level. It provides a well documented electronic library with downloadable documents in PDF format, a regularly feed news section with access to lots of photos from each of the event announced, and an up-dated agenda related to rural development events. The portal makes available sections related to ANIMAR publications and newsletters that can be easily downloaded. The big majority of articles are written in a cross-reference manner, providing hyperlinks to relevant information available in other sections of the website.

    & RDP Region(s)


  • [PT] National Level
  • Main purpose

    Provide handy, accurate and up-dated information to rural development stakeholders in one single spot. Helps promoting rural development policies, programmes and initiatives in order to cross fertilise initiatives at national level towards a sustainable rural development.

    Target audience

    EAFRD Beneficiaries:

  • Farmers
  • Other rural businesses
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Marginalised and Disabled
  • Other EAFRD Beneficiaries

  • Rural Development Stakeholders:

  • NRNs
  • Managing Authorities
  • Other Government
  • LAGs
  • EU Institutions
  • Other Rural Development Stakeholders

  • General Audience:

  • Students
  • Youth
  • General Public
  • Urban Population
  • Rural Population
  • Other General Audience
  • Technical information

    The website has a clean appearance and all important sections are available under a clear menu button so as to meet its main objective: rapid retrieval of relevant information. Each page surfed is connected with twitter and Facebook account and asks for the user feedback in a built-in pool question. Main language: Portuguese

    Date produced

    updated 2013


    ANIMAR - Portuguese Association for Local Development

    Distribution & Promotion

    ANIMAR - Portuguese Association for Local Development

    Name of organisation

    ANIMAR - Portuguese Association for Local Development

    Type of



    Name of contact person

    Carlos Ribeiro


    Rua Antero de Quental - Edificio Ninho de Empresas,
    Bairro Olival de Fora,
    2625-640 Vialonga