Spring School at Zeitz, Germany

A “market” of methods and a myriad of possibilities for social enterprises: A rural perspective | From 5-8 June the RurAction consortium has celebrated its first Spring School entitled “Social Enterprises – Troubleshooter of Social Problems?”. The four-day event took place within the inspiring premises of Kloster-Posa (http://www.kloster-posa.de/ ) in Zeitz (Germany). Senior scholars, early stage researchers (ESRs) and…

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Socially innovative solutions for the challenges of rural regions

Winter school at ADCMoura, Portugal | From 30 to and 31 January 2018 our second internal seminar took place in Portugal. ADCMoura and the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE) hosted us in Moura. ADCMoura is a local development company (https://adcmoura.pt) that is active in the area of Baixo Alentejo (Portugal). The region has to deal with different challenges, amongst…

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Opening conference in Poznań (Poland)

Challenges and Opportunities of Structurally Weak Rural Regions in Europe. Social Innovations and Social Enterprises Acting Under Adverse Conditions | The first get-together of the ten early stage researchers (ESRs) of RurAction was in the context of the international opening conference in Poznań, Poland. From 4–6 December 2017 an international conference with the topic “Challenges…

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International Conference

| Structurally weak rural regions in Europe face multiple challenges. They have a below-average economic productivity because only a few enterprises from the fields of industrial production or commercial services offer jobs. If any, then mainly very small and medium-sized businesses are active in these regions. Furthermore, the regions are insufficiently supplied with technological or…

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