NEWS | What are the needs, expectations and impacts for digitalisation emerging from the DESIRA Living Labs?

DESIRA is carrying out a synthesis report on Needs, Expectations and Impact (NEI) of digitalisation on agriculture, rural areas, and forestry. This synthesis report includes a comparative analysis of socio-economic impacts of digitalisation using the basis of the 21 NEI regional reports elaborated by each project Living [...]

2021-09-01T10:21:42+02:00September 1st, 2021|

NEWS | Digitalisation envisaged in the Scenarios for EU Rural Areas 2040

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published a report on Scenarios for EU Rural Areas by 2040, which aims to provide evidence-based scientific support to the European policy-making process. In particular, this report contributes to the discussions and the development of the Long-Term Vision for EU Rural Areas [...]

2021-07-19T10:51:43+02:00July 19th, 2021|

ARTICLE | Digitalisation and the communication on the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas

Authors: Blanca Casares & Lucia Garrido (AEIDL) The European Commission has published the Communication on the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas up to 2040! Built on analysis, foresight activities, extensive consultations and contributions from communities, the Communication identifies the challenges that rural areas face, as well as highlights some [...]

2021-07-05T09:30:50+02:00July 2nd, 2021|

NEWS | DESIRA partner Mar Delgado awarded with the Spanish Order of Civil Merit

On 18 June 2021, the DESIRA partner María del Mar Delgado Serrano, from University of Córdoba (Spain), received the Spanish Order of Civil Merit at a ceremony presided over by the King and Queen, accompanied by their daughters. During the ceremony, 24 exemplary citizens were honoured in recognition [...]

2021-06-21T15:07:51+02:00June 21st, 2021|

NEWS | Training sessions for DESIRA partners, what’s next?

The coming months will be very busy for DESIRA partners and Living Labs. Several activities are on the table. While the Needs, Expectations and Impact (NEI) Analysis report is on its way, the DESIRA consortium is already working on its National Policy Analysis reports, and planning the Scenario [...]

2021-06-23T17:10:20+02:00May 26th, 2021|

NEWS | Peer-to-peer exchange on DESIRA’s Living Labs reports

Representatives from the DESIRA Living Labs met online on 28 April 2021, to exchange on their reports from Work Package 2 Assessing Past and Present Impact of digitalisation in relation to their focal questions. The meeting facilitated a peer-to-peer feedback session among Living Labs to go through the findings, [...]

2021-06-01T15:55:15+02:00May 6th, 2021|

NEWS | DESIRA Practice Abstracts

Browse through the practical examples of digital tools, projects and technologies adopted in agriculture, forestry and rural areas. A first set of 50 practice abstracts (PAs) have been made available online. Each PA describes a digital tool or project, and highlights the distinctive key elements, giving an overview [...]

2021-02-16T10:01:30+01:00January 27th, 2021|

NEWS | Rural Digitalisation Forum – Did you miss the first meeting?

The Rural Digitalisation Forum set-up by DESIRA held its first meeting online on 10 September 2020. The event gathered around 60 attendees from different backgrounds (research, public authorities, SMEs, stakeholders’ organisations, members of National Rural Networks, etc.) from 22 EU Member States. If you could not attend the [...]

2021-02-16T10:00:44+01:00January 19th, 2021|

NEWS | The state of rural digitalisation in Europe

The briefing takes stock of the digital connectivity of European rural households and provides an overview of the current state of digitalisation of rural areas. The document highlights the significant progress achieved in the last years regarding the objectives defined in the Digital Agenda for Europe. Nevertheless, the [...]

2021-02-16T09:59:15+01:00January 11th, 2021|

News | The Conceptual and Analytical framework

The Conceptual and Analytical Framework (CAF) of DESIRA elaborates on the theoretical underpinning of the project, which helps to shape all the activities implemented, namely: • digital transformation; • the Socio-Cyber-Physical system; • digital game changers; the socio-economic impact The report sets out a line of reasoning and [...]

2021-05-25T11:04:53+02:00September 28th, 2020|