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Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovations in European Rural Regions – Recommendations for Policy Makers

| International Policy Roundtable | Zoom Webinar | 23 September2020 |  The background of the policy roundtable is the EU-funded project “Social Entrepreneurship in Structurally Weak Rural Regions: Analysing Innovative Troubleshooters in Action RurAction” which started in December 2016 and will be finished at the end of the year. The project is based on the…

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Brinkholm Landbrugslauget

Brinkholm Landbrugslauget in Zealand, Denmark, is an agricultural cooperative of shared landownership with around 500 cooperatives members. The organization has both environmental and social objectives and was created with the vision of boosting and diversifying local rural economy in the area predominantly run by large-scale farming and a few local employment generating agricultural organizations. Brinkholm…

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International Conference Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation in Rural Regions (Webinar, 21-22 of September 2020)

| organised by Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS), Erkner (Germany) |  Structurally weak rural regions are faced with major social and economic problems. In comparison to ‘predominantly urban’ or ‘intermediate’ regions, ‘predominantly rural’ regions, and particularly structurally weak rural regions, are economically less productive, which finds expression by a low level…

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First Regional Policy Round Table organised in Brandenburg 25.6.2020

The first regional policy round table within the RurAction project was organised for Brandenburg on the 25th of June. Even though the ongoing pandemic prevented a real-life gathering, the workshop proved to be a successful and inspiring learning experience about online-formats for participatory discussion and brainstorming. The workshop was organised jointly with the project Social(I)Makers,…

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