EU rural areas offer a range of opportunities for sustainable, responsible and high-quality tourism, a driver of growth and employment.

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18 Apr 2024

New Good Practice stories published

The website's latest Good Practice stories include an agroecology project, new kindergarten facilities, climate-friendly peat management and a novel approach to food tourism in Austria.

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25 Mar 2024

Thematic Group expertise informs CSP implementation

Thematic Groups at the EU CAP Network have been supporting CSP Monitoring Committees, eco-schemes and green architecture, as well as agricultural skills and mental health in farming communities.

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25 Mar 2024

Valuable knowhow appreciated about the durability of investments

Interesting enabling factors supporting the durability of benefits from CAP Strategic Plan funding are featured in a Highlights Report from the EU CAP Network expert workshop analysing investment durability.

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Policy Insights - Reinforcing rural tourism resilience

Rural tourism can bring economic and demographic benefits for rural communities and helps to maintain traditions and heritage. This article offers insights into EU policy that help safeguard the resilience of rural tourism.

Case Studies |

LEADER example: 'Valorising and protecting the region’s natural potential', Austria

This summary overviews the projects of an Austrian Local Action Group (LAG) working to improve the nature tourism,…

Case Studies |

LEADER example: 'Creative Industries: impacts on tourism and education', Austria

This summary overviews the activities of an Austrian Local Action Group (LAG) to transform and re-purpose  buildings…