Yiannis was raised on a farm and in recent years introduced operational changes to update his business. He cultivates his farm and sells the produce directly to merchants. Farming has been a family affair. Yiannis’ father has owned farmland in Polidroso. But now he is retired, so Yiannis decided to continue the family business.Read more...
Central Greece - Greece
The Region of Central Greece has identified and highlighted the need for an integrated intervention strategy for correlating environment protection, natural and technological disaster risks mitigation, business infrastructure development, investment attraction, job creation and rural and urban social cohesion activities. For these reasons, Region must adopt practices and development activities for protecting its natural resources, while driving urban and rural entrepreneurship.
Effectiveness of all the proposals and measures of the PoliRURAL programme in order to make rural areas attractive.
A set of challenges have been identified, and will be updated according to a “monitoring – understanding – adjustment” cycle in a co-creation with the identified stakeholders. The methodologies developed in the PoliRural project relate to a cascade of global megatrends to relevant regional trends and to policy options in an explicit geo-referenced framework. The PoliRural tools developed will be tested and implemented in the Flanders’ region to face rural challenges related to:
Development of policy strategies regarding rural development.
New rural development program from the region
New service for young farmers
Expected impact (qualitative)
• Reduction of unemployment; • Renewal of age population; • Increase of rural population using digital technologies in agriculture.
Progress bar can help orient the user in terms of what the pilot was doing, what is happening now and what will happen in the future. While the structure of the bar will be the same for all pilots, its content will differ from pilot to pilot. A dynamic front end with a predetermined colour scheme can be used to differentiate past, present and future, like in the graphic below.
Central Greece - outcome
Central Greece team
Meet the Central Greece Pilot team!