NEWS | Digital Futures in Coigach, Scotland: Scenario Planning workshops

On 7 October 2021, the Scottish DESIRA Living Lab met with ten residents of Coigach in their village hall along with virtual representatives from the Scottish Government participating online.

2021-10-14T14:46:18+02:00October 14th, 2021|

NEWS | Scenario Planning workshop in the Oosterwold Living Lab (NL)

The DESIRA Living Lab Oosterwold (The Netherlands) met face-to-face on 21 September for its scenario planning workshop. This Living Lab looks at how to organise urban agriculture initiatives that can contribute to a more sustainable local food system, alongside strengthening the ties between Oosterwold and Almere in The [...]

2021-10-14T14:39:40+02:00September 29th, 2021|

ARTICLE | How can we boost sustainable digitalisation in agriculture, forestry and rural areas?

On 30 June 2021, DESIRA organised a webinar on ‘Boosting sustainable digitalisation in agriculture, forestry and rural areas by 2040’ under the scope of the Rural Digitalisation Forum (RDF).

2021-09-27T18:23:18+02:00September 27th, 2021|

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 [...]

2021-09-29T11:56:15+02:00September 1st, 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 | Setting the ground for the DESIRA Scenario Planning

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DESIRA partners had to divide the General Assembly into several online meetings. On 23 July 2020, the Scenario Planning Training concluded this series of events. The meeting introduced Living Labs Coordinators to the concept of Scenario Planning. A preliminary report has been produced, [...]

2021-02-03T21:10:41+01:00July 24th, 2020|

NEWS | Living Labs to assess digitalisation impacts

A second training organised by DESIRA Work Package 2 leaders on 8 July 2020, focused on providing Living Labs with the necessary tools that will help them assess the impacts of digitalisation in their specific areas. Through online surveys and participatory assessments, Living Labs will be able to [...]

2021-02-03T21:10:06+01:00July 16th, 2020|

NEWS | Advancing work within the Living Labs

On 17 June 2020, Work Package 2 leaders and Living Labs coordinators, met online to prepare analytical tools and activities that will help assess the impact of digitalisation in each of the 20 Living Labs set-up across Europe. The meeting was facilitated by the University of Pisa and [...]

2021-02-03T21:11:18+01:00June 18th, 2020|