NEWS | Into the Digital Decade: Declaration on Digital Rights and Principles signed!

The Declaration presents the EU’s commitment to a secure, safe and sustainable digital transformation that put people at the centre, in line with the core values and fundamental rights of the European Union.

2023-01-23T16:45:46+01:00January 23rd, 2023|

NEWS | Smart Villages are now considered as one of EC’s flagship projects

The European Parliament approved the report on the long-term vision for the EU’s rural areas, which highlights the need for measures at all levels that ensure digital inclusion and promote adapted digital skills.

2022-12-14T10:42:03+01:00December 14th, 2022|

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).

2022-09-29T12:30:39+02:00September 29th, 2022|

NEWS | Digital Rural Index: Assessing the progress towards rural digital futures

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.

2022-10-05T21:50:48+02:00September 28th, 2022|

NEWS | Digitalisation in the first two approved batches of CAP plans

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.

2022-09-29T17:07:04+02:00September 21st, 2022|

NEWS | European Broadband Awards 2022: rewarding the excellence of broadband deployment projects

8 out of the 16 finalists projects from across Europe have been awarded due to their effort in implementing the digital transformation and thus providing access to gigabit connectivity and 5G services to all European citizens.

2022-09-29T15:03:44+02:00September 15th, 2022|

NEWS | Have your say! Open consultation for forest monitoring and strategic plans

The European Commission has launched a new public consultation in which all forest stakeholders are invited to take part until 17 November 2022. The aim of this initiative is to develop an observation framework for EU forests. 

2022-09-29T09:13:58+02:00August 29th, 2022|

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|