4 Results for 'Howard, R.'

NPR – Community Led Rural Development European Union Policy 2014-2020 Potential For Progression Or Regression?

Community Led Local Development (CLLD) has been directly supported by the European Commission via the European Agriculture Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) since 1991 through a mechanism called the ‘LEADER Measure’. This approach has been particularly successful in Ireland with ...Read More

NPR – Community Led Rural Development European Union Policy 2014-2020 Potential For Progression Or Regression?

In our previous paper ‘Investing in the future of Rural Areas’ presented at International Farm Managers Association (IFMA) 17 Congress in Bloomington, Illinois the overall background to the LEADER European wide bottom-up rural investment programme was outlined. The purpose of ...Read More

NPR – The Adoption Of The Leader Approach Across Europe Encouraging Entrepreneurship And Innovation (p344-348)

From 1991 the European Commission established a new rural development approach called ‘LEADER’. Through this initiative funding was given to community led, autonomous, local action groups that could invest in local projects of their choice based on a multi-annual plan ...Read More

CS – Investing In The Future Of The Rural Community

In the late 1980’s the European Commission led by President Jacques Delors undertook a review of the performance of the member states of the EU. This was prompted by decreasing levels of economic growth, increasing unemployment rates and social issues. ...Read More