Partnerships in local development/local economy

The structure of the job-finding is rapidly changing. More and more people get employment in the global enterprises, followed by larger daily or weekly migrations and changing the social structure of rural areas, where services are harder accessible in spite of better mobility of majority. Many local people persist the pressure of the global economy…

Communities as developers

Rural communities across Europe have developed many ways to take charge of their own local development processes. This workshop will draw on good examples, identify some of the main barriers to these initiatives and make recommendations as to the policy frameworks required to support community led development. Leader / Speaker Vanessa Halhead has worked with…

Urban-rural synergies

The sooner we understand that rural areas don not need to compete with urban areas, but know how to relate in a fairer way, how to learn from each other and live together in a sustainable way, better rural policies and investments will be planned. We have the opportunity to reorient rural and urban society,…

Destruct the bubbles

Create an interface of youth community inclusion in rural areas Can youth be a turning point in community development? The new paradigms of rural areas are often carried out by recent incomer and youth communities, the way they interact with the social-economic environment in rural areas and with the local community serves as a response…

Research and evidence based advocacy in rural areas

Research results on peoples, civil societies and networks involvement in local development and advocacy activities are discussed. The participants will, for example, ask themselves are the local actors seen/accepted as partners and how to best include local actors in the development activities and in the policy-making processes. Leader Kim Smedslund, Master of company law and…

Candás: The host village of ERP 2019

The seaside town of Candás, capital of the Carreño council, will be the great host for the celebration of the next European Rural Parliament from 6 to 9 November 2019. The economy of this town has always been linked to the world of fishing and the great tradition of canning, of which there are still…

General information

The 4th European Rural Parliament: November 6-9, 2019 We invite you to join us in the Province of Asturias in Spain for the 4th European Rural Parliament on November 6-9, 2019. Asturias, hospitality engages and quality captivates. Asturias is the germ of Spanish rural tourism, a way of traveling that has its roots in the…

Welcome by the President of READER

Dear potential participants of the 4th European Rural Parliament: I invite you to come to our land, ancient Kingdom of Spain, to the Principality of Asturias, and welcome you to discover our beautiful region, and to meet together in this important event, the IV European Rural Parliament 2019 (ERP). The Principality of Asturias, known as…

Grupo Tragsa and Caja Rural de Asturias support the ERP 2019 in Candás

The public company Tragsa, through the Department of Geographic Information Systems of its subsidiary Tragsatec, has been responsible for launching this website, as part of the collaboration agreement signed with the Asturian Network for Rural Development (READER), for the European Rural Parliament 2019 in Candás. From the first moment it was contacted, with what is…