Thursday, 15 June 11:30 -12:30
Subsequent to Luís Chaves' keynote on Community-Led Local Development, four panelists continued debating about EU rural policies. The guiding topic
"Shaping rural areas with EU policies: LEADER's achievements, impediments and the role of science"
launched a discussion on LEADER as a specific instrument of EU rural policies to shape rural spaces. In the debate we focused on three guiding questions:
The three participants in the round table debate represent both practitioners and scientists from different European countries with a particular expertise on rural development policies and their implementation:
Luís Chaves (MINHA TERRA, Portugal)
Sabine Weizenegger (Regional development agency Oberallgäu, Bavaria/ Germany)
Petra Raue (Thünen Institute of Rural Studies, Germany)