NEWS | First results from the EC’s public consultation on the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas

The European Commission (EC) has published the key outcomes of the public consultation on the Long-term vision for rural areas (LTVRA) held between 7 September and 30 November 2020. A total of 2 326 respondents from all EU Member States have participated in the process. The consultation gathered [...]

2021-03-16T12:14:57+01:00March 16th, 2021|

NEWS | Smart Villages: concept, issues and prospects for EU rural areas

The European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) recently published the briefing 'Smart villages: concept, issues and prospects for EU rural areas'. The document presents an overview of Smart Villages’s concept, its policy framework and the funding opportunities. It also provides information on smart village networks and projects and key [...]

2021-06-01T16:07:56+02:00March 10th, 2021|

ARTICLE | The new CAP and the digital transformation of agriculture

Author: Gianluca Brunori As stated by the Green Deal, the European Union attributes digitalisation a central role in the ecological transition and sustainable growth. In the proposal for a regulation for the next Common Agricultural Policy, digitalisation is present several times. However, looking at past reforms, there is [...]

2021-03-01T17:35:31+01:00March 1st, 2021|