LEADER supports Lithuanian heritage and social inclusion
LEADER offers many opportunities to add value in rural areas, including by developing heritage assets to promote tourism and create employment while preserving culture identity, as has been the case in Lithuania.
Workshop report: Young entrepreneurs - Engines of innovation in rural areas
On 30 November and 1 December 2022, the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Commission (DG AGRI) and the Support Facility for Innovation and Knowledge exchange including EIP-AGRI held the one-and-a-half-day EU CAP Network workshop ‘Young entrepreneurs – Engines of innovation in rural areas’.
Highlights Report: 1st meeting of the Thematic Group on Rural Youth Employment: The Voice of Rural Youth
The first meeting enabled TG members to share personal experience and exchange on challenges and opportunities related to rural youth employment – in view of pursuing the TG’s overall objective to explore various approaches to developing sustainable and high-quality rural jobs accessible to young people, and thereby inform relevant policies.