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|

ARTICLE | Digital Game Changers shaping the future of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Areas in 2040

During the last months, DESIRA’s Rural Digitalisation Forum has been working on a dedicated contribution to the process of the ‘Long-term vision for rural areas’ (LTVRA).

2021-02-16T11:20:49+01:00February 15th, 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|

ARTICLE | The first meeting of the Rural Digitalisation Forum

The EU Rural Digitalisation Forum (RDF), set-up by the DESIRA (Digitisation: Economic and Social Impacts in Rural Areas) project, held its first meeting online on 10 September 2020. The RDF is a platform that brings together a wide range of stakeholders working on the digitalisation of rural areas. It aims to [...]

2021-02-03T21:09:50+01:00September 28th, 2020|

News | First meeting of the Rural Digitalisation Forum

The Rural Digitalisation Forum set-up by DESIRA held the 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…) from 22 EU Member States (including one from Georgia). Participants from different [...]

2021-02-03T21:09:37+01:00September 11th, 2020|

NEWS | Defining the first steps of the Rural Digitisation Forum of DESIRA

DESIRA partners met online on 26 June 2020 to discuss two of the main communication activities of the project: the first batch of Practice Abstracts, and the set-up of the Rural Digitisation Forum (RDF) Working Groups, focused on agriculture, forestry and rural areas. The Rural Digitisation Forum is [...]

2021-02-03T21:11:25+01:00June 26th, 2020|

NEWS | Rural Digitisation Forum – join the online community!

The EU Rural Digitisation Forum (RDF) is an open EU-wide community of stakeholders with a common interest to work, learn and share knowledge about the digitalisation of agriculture, forestry and rural areas. With the aim of opening a space for discussion and knowledge sharing on all things rural [...]

2021-02-03T21:11:38+01:00May 18th, 2020|