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Sustainable Hub to Engage into Rural Policies with Actors (SHERPA) is a four-year project (2019-2023) with 17 partners funded by the Horizon 2020 programme. The project aims to gather knowledge that contributes to the formulation of recommendations for future policies relevant to EU rural areas, by creating a science-society-policy interface.

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Timeline of EU programming

Check out the timeline to see at what step of the programming is each Member State regarding the preparation of their CAP Strategic Plans for the future Rural Development policy.

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Browse through a compilation of research outputs and findings from past and ongoing projects related to rural areas.

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  • Agricultural University of Athens
  • Consulai
  • Ecorys Brussels NV
  • European Association for Information and Local Development (AEIDL)
  • European Association for Local democracy (ALDA)
  • European Rural Development Network
  • IEEP
  • Nordregio
  • Polytechnic University of Madrid
  • The James Hutton Institute
  • Thünen Institute
  • University of Bologna
  • University of Ljubljana
  • University of Pisa
  • University of Santiago de Compostela
  • Wageningen Research
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