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Structural Change in Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods

Working Package 8

WP 8: Rural transition experiences in selected EU15 regions

WP leader: UNEW

Start month: 0

Objectives

 

  1. To identify key features of the transition experience in a selection of case study regions among the EU15.
  2. To examine measures to manage rural socio-economic change and agricultural restructuring.
  3. To draw conclusions on the success or otherwise of measures to manage rural and agricultural transitions.

Deliverables

 

  • D 8.1   Working Paper "Development of socio-economic and agricultural structures in selected rural regions in Austria after EU accession" (Month 12)
  • D 8.2   Working Paper "Development of socio-economic and agricultural structures in selected rural regions in Ireland after EU accession" (Month 12)
  • D 8.3   Working Paper "Development of socio-economic and agricultural structures in selected rural regions in Spain after EU accession" (Month 12)
  • D 8.4   Working Paper "Development of socio-economic and agricultural structures in selected rural regions in Sweden after EU accession" (Month 12)
  • D 8.5   Working Paper "Development of socio-economic and agricultural structures in selected rural regions in the new German Bundeslšnder after the German unification" (Month 12)
  • D 8.6   Working Paper "Rural transition experiences after joining the EU: results of the case studies in selected EU15 regions" (Month 15)
  • D 8.7    Working Paper "Measures to successfully manage rural socio-economic change and agricultural restructuring in selected EU15 regions" (Month 24)

Milestones and expected results

  • M 8.1    Identification of the socio-economic and agricultural structural conditions and trends in the case study (past) accession countries and key measures to manage transition
  • M 8.2    Identification of success factors in managing transitions