Resource Centre

Project Results & Recommendations

  • Policy brief from March 2011 reporting on emerging project findings and policy
    recommendations

  • This report summarises the work carried out between 2009 and 2011 by the five DERREG project partners responsible for Workpackage 1:'Global engagement and local embeddedness of rural business'. It explores and compares the rural business networks of case study regions in Sweden, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Slovenia and Lithuania.

  • This report summarises the work carried out between 2009 and 2011 by the six DERREG project partners responsible for Workpackage 2:'International mobility and migration of rural populations'. It explores and compares the enrolment of Europe’s rural regions in international flows of mobility by focusing on case study regions in Germany, Lithuania, Sweden, Ireland and Slovenia.

  • This report summarises work carried out between 2009 and 2011 by the six DERREG partner institutions involved in work package 4 (WP4): 'Capacity building, governance and knowledge systems'. The leading research question in WP4 was how to (best) arrange support for joint learning and innovation in rural grassroots development initiatives, and this is considered across case study areas in the Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania and Spain.

  • Author: Michael Woods.
    Paper presented to the Quadrennial Anglo-American-Canadian Rural Geography Conference, July 2011

  • Authors: Michael Woods (AU), Joachim Burdack and Michael Kriszan (IfL)
    Summary of plenary paper presented to the Regional Studies Association Winter Conference, November 2010.

  • Article from Socio-economic and Humanities Research for Policy News Alert Service, September 2011

  • This report summarises the work carried out between 2009 and 2011 by the five DERREG project partners responsible for Workpackage 3:'Environmental Capital and Sustainable Rural Development. This research has considered how European rural regions are balancing the dual needs of protecting their environmental capital and, simultaneously, promoting economic and social sustainable development through case studies in Germany, Czech Republic, Ireland and Slovenia.

  • Summary report of research findings from the DERREG project, which proposes an interpretative model for understanding the workings of globalization in rural contexts and the opportunities for policy interventions.

  • Short summary version of the DERREG final report, detailing the aims and major outcomes of the project.