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Secondments in Moura: 2/7 Sunna Kovanen

Sunna Kovanen is Finnish and was in Moura to develop research work under the RurAction project under the guidance of ADCMmoura, one of the participating social enterprises. “Before joining the ruraction project, I studied human geography at the university of Eastern Finland and the university of Turku. Perhaps thanks to my past in Finland, I…

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Secondments in Moura 1/7: Jamie-Scott Baxter

Jamie was a regular presence in Moura in spring, where he has developed research work under the RurAction project under the guidance of ADCMoura, one of the participating social enterprises. “I’m an architect, professor and researcher. My work revolves around urban and, more recently, rural space development projects in disadvantaged regions, both inside and outside…

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Community-Based Social Enterprises Fostering Inclusive Development in Peripheral European Rural Areas

Mara, Mary and Lucas wrote about “Community-Based Social Enterprises Fostering Inclusive Development in Peripheral European Rural Areas” with ADC Moura as a case study (United nations interinstitutional working group on social and solidarity economy). Social enterprises (SEs) have recently attracted great attention due to their ability to combine social and economic goals through entrepreneurial and…

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One position for the ESR 9-project: The impact of innovative solutions on regional discourses and the perception of rural development Beginning as soon as possible until November 2020

Aims: Contrary to the ESR 3-project, ESR 9 does not look back to discourses prior to, but parallel to the implementation and the spread of the innovative approaches. It will be examined in how far the implementation of innovative approaches triggers media responses, how they are portrayed in the reports, and how approaches of problem…

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