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Forum Synergie

Linking sustainable practices throughout Europe

Federation of Regional Natural Parks of France

Rural topic(s): Conservation and management of natural resources, Rural entrepreneurship and diversification of activities, Development of rural territories, Education and training in rural areas

City: Paris

Country: France

Web site: http://www.parcs-naturels-regionaux.fr

The Federation of French Regional Natural Parks is the spokesperson of the regional parks network. These are created to protect and emphasize large inhabited rural spaces. They revolve around a concerted sustainable development project, based on the protection and valorisation of the cultural and natural heritage.

Scale of intervention : National

Keywords: integrated rural development, conservation and management of natural resources, Biodiversity, local farming, cultural heritage, energy saving, climate change, sustainable woodland, agritourism, sustainable tourism, culture of experimentation, innovation, social link

Places: France

Actors: association, network, platform, forum, natural parc (national, regional, biosphere), union of associations

Methods: networking, experience exchange, participation research, training/capacity-building, exchange of good practices