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BRDN (Balkan Rural Development Network)

Rural topic(s): Development of rural territories

City: Skopje

Country: Macedonia

Web site: http://www.brdnetwork.org

The Balkan Rural Development Network (BRDN) aim is to

  • improve the rural development potential of the member countries,

  • support the preservation and enhancement of the ecosystems, and

  • contribute to efficient utilisation of the natural resources and social inclusion, poverty reduction and economic development of the Balkan rural areas,

by joint implementation of projects, advocacy, participation in policy and decision-making processes and empowerment of the rural communities.

Scale of intervention : European, National

Keywords: Leader approach, integrated rural development, Community Led Local Development (CLLD), social inclusion

Places: Balkans, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia

Actors: official rural development network or structure, network, platform, forum

Methods: networking, advocacy, partnership, political dialogue