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Linking sustainable practices throughout Europe

FAOW (Polish Rural Forum - Forum Aktywizacji Obszarów Wiejskich)

Rural topic(s): Development of rural territories

City: Warszawa

Country: Poland

Web site: http://faow.org.pl/en

The Polish Rural Forum (Forum for the Animation of Rural Areas - FAOW) is the first national platform of cooperation of rural organizations in Poland. The organizations cooperating within the Forum work together towards a more effective functioning of Polish rural communities within the European Union, through animation and increased participation in decision making.

One of the Forum’s objectives is to promote the LEADER-type approach in Poland.

It functions as a « union of associations ».

Scale of intervention : National

Keywords: Community Led Local Development (CLLD), integrated rural development, public-private partnership, local partnership, empowerment of rural communities

Places: Poland

Actors: association, network, platform, forum, union of associations

Methods: networking, training/capacity-building, facilitation