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NEWS | Digitalisation through the Rural Pact

On 15 and 16 June, the European Commission organised the Rural Pact Conference in Brussels, Belgium. The event brought together EU, national, and regional policy-makers alongside local authorities, social and economic stakeholders in a participatory event that reflected the rural vision’s ambition and bottom-up character. It sought to [...]

2022-06-22T16:41:52+02:00June 22nd, 2022|

NEWS | The key role of digital connectivity in the Long-term Vision for rural areas

Rural areas are home to 30% of the EU population and cover 80% of its territory, but they are still underappreciated and left behind. Developing stronger, resilient, prosperous, and connected rural areas by 2040, above all connected, is the aim of the European Commission through the Long-Term Vision [...]

2022-07-01T16:22:02+02:00June 17th, 2022|

NEWS | These are the needs, expectations and impacts for digitalisation from the DESIRA Living Labs

A new batch of Practices Abstracts has been published! 21 documents featuring a short summary of the Needs, Expectations and Impacts (NEI) report, that DESIRA Living Labs carried out during 2021. These documents include the main needs that each LL must address related to its focal question, as [...]

2022-07-01T16:23:15+02:00June 3rd, 2022|

NEWS | Assessing the impact of digitalisation through the 65 Socio-Economic Sustainability Indicators

Through an iterative, participatory process, a final set of 65 Socio-Economic Sustainability Indicators to assess the impact of digitalisation in agriculture, forestry, and rural areas have been created. These indicators were then used in the context of the DESIRA project to qualitatively measure the impact of digitalisation across [...]

2022-06-08T09:53:10+02:00May 26th, 2022|

NEWS | What strategies for rural areas in the CAP Strategic Plans?

At the end of April 2022, the European Commission sent Observation Letters to the 19 Member States that submitted their CAP Strategic Plans on time. The comments focused on what countries were planning for rural areas, in terms of job creation, gender equality, digital access and rural infrastructures. [...]

2022-06-07T14:35:38+02:00May 25th, 2022|

NEWS | Use case workshop of Rhineland Palatinate Living Lab

On 12 May 2022, the German DESIRA Living Lab in Rhineland-Palatinate carried out its use case workshop in Betzdorf. The purpose was to refine an use case focusing on digital potentials for the social cohesion in the region. Based on the project results generated so far in the living lab, [...]

2022-07-01T16:23:15+02:00May 24th, 2022|

NEWS | European Commission delivers observation letters to MS’ CAP Strategic Plans

In the framework of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for the period 2023-2027, EU Member States had until 31 December 2021 to submit their CAP strategic plan to the European Commission. It refers to the national version of the CAP objectives that the Commission must approve within [...]

2022-06-07T16:43:09+02:00May 19th, 2022|

NEWS | RDF highlights report: The vision for digitalisation of rural areas

On 7 December 2021 and 8 February 2022, the Rural Digitalisation Forum (RDF), set-up by DESIRA organised an EU scenario planning exercise.  READ HERE THE HIGHLIGHTS REPORT   Bringing together more than 30 stakeholders from different backgrounds (research, public authorities, SMEs, stakeholders’ organisations, members of National Rural [...]

2022-05-24T11:04:21+02:00May 18th, 2022|

NEWS | More farmers received advice and training thanks to the CAP

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has introduced a number of instruments and measures to support knowledge exchange, advice and training on innovation and technology, cross-compliance and environmental sustainability.  Due to the Farm Advisory System, the Agricultural Knowledge and Information System (AKIS) and the Agricultural European Innovation Partnership (EIP-AGRI), [...]

2022-05-13T12:15:49+02:00May 16th, 2022|

NEWS | The Rural Pact Conference: the ideal scenario to outline the key role rural areas play in Europe’s future

Registrations for the Rural Pact Conference are closed! This high-level event will bring together on 15 & 16 June 2022 in Brussels EU, national, and regional politicians along with local authorities, social and economic stakeholders. 450 attendees overall to reflect on the rural vision’s ambition and bottom-up character. [...]

2022-06-07T14:14:24+02:00May 13th, 2022|