Ageing in rural Europe: opportunities for local economies


Hosted by Birgitta Sacrédeus, member of the European Committee of the Regions. By 2070, 30% of Europe's population will be aged 65 and over, which is 10% more than today. Rural and mountainous areas are particularly affected by this demographic change but often lack the goods, services and infrastructure that meet the needs of the […]

ELARD’s General Assembly


ELARD is a European association which gathers and represents nearly 2,800 Local Action Groups from 29 countries, including neighbouring countries of the European Union that have adopted and are implementing the LEADER methodology of local development by local actors. The organisation is actively working to make the LEADER approach better known among European decision-makers in […]