The guide provides rural elected representatives a methodology and concrete examples to put into practice the Smart Village approach in their territory.
The project aims at improving the collective capacity to understand, assess and foresee the full range of benefits and costs of farm digitalisation, and to build digital ecosystems that maximise the net benefits of digitalisation.
Check out the policy recommendations identified by PEFC Italy, Amigo, CNR-ISTI and UNIPI to promote the adoption of digital tools in a sustainable way in these remote places.
On the 20th September 2022, a group of 19 researchers representing three Horizon 2020 projects (DESIRA, MOVING and SHERPA) met in Portugal to work collaboratively on a range of academic papers to communicate the findings from their research.
On 26-29 September 2022, the Horizon 2020 project SmartAgriHubs organised its Final Event. More than 350 stakeholders, including Digital Innovation Hubs, Competence Centres, technology providers, policy-makers, researchers, investors, and agri-food associations attended the conference, which took place in Lisbon. Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 were the Synergy Days, [...]
The OECD has recently published a report, the first of a series focusing on enhancing rural innovation, to unlock the innovative potential of rural places and face the global slowdown in productivity.
NEWS | The EU CAP Network, a platform to support the implementation of CAP plans, including rural digitalisation
The European Commission's Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development has established the European CAP Network, merging the European Network for Rural Development (ENRD) and the European Innovation Partnership for agricultural productivity and sustainability (EIP-AGRI).
As part of the Rural Action plan, the European Commission has published a new Digital Rural Index with many indicators to monitor Europe’s overall digital performance and track the evolution of EU Member States.
Check out the key actions addressed in the national CAP plans related to digitalisation, essential for the agricultural sector to stay competitive and to increase the attractiveness of rural areas.
The city of Kielce has welcomed a new edition of the European Rural Parliament (ERP) between the 12-15 September. The conference gathers more than 400 rural stakeholders from 39 Members States, including European Commission representatives, civil society organisation, businesses, public authorities. Also, it welcomes delegations from Ukraine and [...]