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Linking sustainable practices throughout Europe


  • Local authorities supporting access to land for farmers: stories from Europe. This booklet has been written by members off the European Access to Land network, as part of a European partnership focused on promoting access to land for agroecological farmers.
    We present it in ur resource center: http://forum-synergies.eu/bdf_fiche-document-68_en.html
  • European Rural Parliament 2017. From 18 to 21 October 2017, the third edition of the European Rural Parliament will be organised in and around the village of Venhorst in the province of Noord-Brabant in the Netherlands.
    ERP2017 will bring to a climax the activities from national and European partners as well as from work on key themes identified in ERP2015.
    Participants will share experiences, debate recommendations, re-confirm the European Rural Manifesto and agree the Venhorst Declaration.
    The only way to register for the European Rural Parliament is under invitation.
    If you did not receive an invitation-mail for the registration but you are sure that you should be present in Venhorst, contact the organisers!
  • Future of CAP : a synthesis on the outputs of 2 EU events (council and stakeholders meeting) that took place in June-July is available on ARC2020 : http://www.arc2020.eu/july-cap-briefing/
  • A snapshot on the ERSG17 field trips in Greece, on nine places we visited, in the agricultural, economic and social spheres. These showcased some of the rural development initiatives in the Karditsa region – and how they are connected via an ecosystem of collaboration. Read full article article by Oliver Moore.
  • Impressions on rural Greece and ERSG 2017: Oliver Moore from ARC2020 participated in the ERSG 2017 organised by Forum Synergies, Anka, Illiosporoi, Euracademy and Peliti: read his article to know more on the Greek reality we discovered, on the meeting activities and on the topics related to European and rural issues raised and discussed by the participants.
  • Transylvanian Herb Garden shows how the work related to the collection, processing and using herbs can contribute to sustainable rural development. Monika Pakot from Civitas Foundation shares the outputs of this initiative aiming at the "Social integration of disadvantaged people in rural areas through sustainable collection and processing of medicinal and aromatic plants". Read the experience