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'Streek' - Magazine of The Dutch Rural Network

Tool category
& type

Publications and Printed Products:

  • Magazine
  • Keyword(s)

    Communications, Information, National Rural Network, Publications and printed products


    'Streek' (Region) is a magazine released each season by the Dutch National Rural Network disseminating rural development issues in the region. Through its 16 pages of relevant content, it provides interested people with articles and stories, interviews and factual information related to agriculture, rural development and innovative approaches towards it. The magazine highlights events and people that have a saying in rural development and agriculture domains. An agenda of events scheduled over the next season is shared to make readers aware of future initiatives in agriculture and rural development field. One particular appealing section of the magazine is the "Innovative Practices" which provides a selection of six QR-codes that directly redirect people on agricultural-oriented videos and websites while scanning the code with a smartphone.

    & RDP Region(s)


  • [NL] National Level
  • Main purpose

    The magazine is conceived and it is distributed with the objective to raise awareness on agricultural and rural matters, and to bring relevant and inspiring information at hand to rural development stakeholders.

    tools used

    Website, Facebook and Twitter account

    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

    16 pages full color in Dutch language are distributed in PDF format and is disseminated through the NRN’s website and social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter). It embeds up to date IT&C means by using QR codes that brings users to its website for more detail related to certain articles and news.

    Date produced



    The Dutch National Rural Network / Netwerk Platteland

    Distribution & Promotion

    The Dutch National Rural Network / Netwerk Platteland

    Name of organisation

    The Dutch National Rural Network / Netwerk Platteland

    Type of

    National Rural Network



    Name of contact person

    Marga de Jong


    Postbus 64, 3830 AB Leusden,
    The Netherlands


    +31 33 432 6090