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The Comeback of Rural Areas – Annual Conference 2022

After difficult years marked by out-migration and structural disadvantages, rural areas are celebrating a comeback. Reasons for this are initiatives that have increased the attractiveness of the periphery and the Corona pandemic. Nevertheless, rural areas are facing major challenges, was the conclusion of the annual conference of the Platform Land on the topic of “Future […]

Documents on final conference Impuls4action 20th of May 2021

Water use, inner development and peatlands are connected and influence our daily life in the EUSALP area and beyond. In times of climate crisis the Alps are even more affected and  therefore vulnerable. What could be done at regional level to respect and use our Alpine soils for future generations in a sustainable way, thus […]

Save the date Impuls4Action final conference 20th of May 2021 9:00-12:15 online

we inform you that the final conference of the EU-funded project “Impuls4Action“ will take place on Thursday, 20 May 2021 from 9:00 to 12:15, online via zoom. We invite you to save the date in your calendar already today. You will receive the invitation with the detailed program and the zoom-link. The event will be […]

Platform Land: looking back on a successful year

Four projects, three of them new, two general meetings and one conference each on intergenerational living and the demands of young people on life in the countryside: At its general meeting, Platform Land drew a positive conclusion and looked back on extensive activities. The new and old president is Andreas Schatzer, his deputy Leo Tiefenthaler. […]

Webinar: From Intelligent Land Use to Sustainable Municipalities – Impuls4Action

Impuls4Action aims to trigger actions to support sustainable development on all levels by providing appropriate tools, raising awareness and finding new models for sustainable soil protection in the Alps. In three thematic pilot cases: Water management in Alpine soils, Inner Development and Peatlands, with different impact paths on soils, the project aims to collect data […]

New EU call for WIFI hotspots in municipalities

Plattform Land draws attention to an ongoing EU call for municipalities: https://wifi4eu.ec.europa.eu/#/home Each municipality in the EU can apply for a one-off sum of €15,000 to set up a freely accessible public WIFI hotspot in the municipality (e.g. on the central village square). The call will start on 3rd of June and will run until […]

Smart Rural Project – Expression of interest to become a participant village

The ‘Smart Rural’ project is a two and a half-year project coordinated by E40 Group and supported by the European Commission (DG AGRI) with the overall aim to promote and inspire villages to develop and implement smart village approaches and strategies across Europe, and to draw conclusions and support future CAP interventions on smart villages. […]