Ballyhoura Development CLG

Established in 1989, Ballyhoura Development CLG (BD – Kilfinane / Ireland) is a local development company that works with communities to develop local solutions to local issues, with a focus on promoting local economic development and addressing inequality and social exclusion. Operating across the Ballyhoura area of East Limerick and North Cork, BD is a non-profit…

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ADC Moura

ADCMoura (ADCMoura – Moura / Portugal) is a non-profit organization founded in 1993, inspired by the principles of local development, social and solidarity economy and equal opportunities. The main goals are: to contribute to the economic competitiveness and innovation of rural and vulnerable territories; to conserve and to value natural and cultural assets; to raise environment awareness…

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ESR-project 10: Marina Novikova

The socio-economic impact of innovative solutions on regional development The research project focuses on the impact of social innovation in regional development. The field of social innovation has received scholarly and policy interest during the last two decades. However, so far there is no universal definition of the phenomenon, which leads to social innovation studies…

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ESR-project 9: Holle Gruber

The impact of innovative solutions on regional discourses and the perception of rural development This project focuses on the implementation and the spread of the innovative approaches. It  examins in how far the implementation of innovative approaches triggers media responses, how they are portrayed in the reports, and how approaches of problem solving are discursively…

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