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NEWS | European Commission delivers observation letters to MS’ CAP Strategic Plans

In the framework of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for the period 2023-2027, EU Member States had until 31 December 2021 to submit their CAP strategic plan to the [...]

May 19th, 2022|

NEWS | RDF highlights report: The vision for digitalisation of rural areas

On 7 December 2021 and 8 February 2022, the Rural Digitalisation Forum (RDF), set-up by DESIRA organised an EU scenario planning exercise.  READ HERE THE HIGHLIGHTS REPORT   Bringing [...]

May 18th, 2022|

NEWS | More farmers received advice and training thanks to the CAP

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has introduced a number of instruments and measures to support knowledge exchange, advice and training on innovation and technology, cross-compliance and environmental sustainability.  Due to [...]

May 16th, 2022|

NEWS | The Rural Pact Conference: the ideal scenario to outline the key role rural areas play in Europe’s future

Registrations for the Rural Pact Conference are closed! This high-level event will bring together on 15 & 16 June 2022 in Brussels EU, national, and regional politicians along with local [...]

May 13th, 2022|

ARTICLE | The influence of EU policies in national rural digitalisation

The diversity of rural areas in Europe calls for a contextualised analysis to understand how the EU policies have influenced rural digitalisation in the different member states. In this regard, DESIRA partners from 15 countries have revised their national policies focusing on the digitalisation elements in rural development policies and the digital policies affecting rural areas.

April 21st, 2022|

ARTICLE | Policy options for an enhanced digital future

A recent report completed by FiBL (Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland) and all Living Lab (LL) coordinators, summarises possible digital futures in various contexts across the EU as well as stakeholders’ views on these potential developments. The work suggests a range of corresponding policy options to either mitigate negative impacts associated with digitalisation or to support an enhanced digital trend associated with positive impacts. 

April 4th, 2022|

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