Local Wealth Building – Economic development and Just transition in rural areas

This FEPS-TASC project explores the local wealth building model’s potential to help regenerate rural areas […]

This FEPS-TASC project explores the local wealth building model’s potential to help regenerate rural areas in Ireland. FEPs and TASC are partnering on researching how the inclusive and participative planning model that is central to rural Local Wealth Building can enhance life in rural Ireland and reverse decline. The aim is to identify and share strategies that will aid agri-business, local government, residents of rural areas, and other stakeholders in stimulating rural regeneration and climate action.

Rural areas are suffering a long, drawn-out decline driven by the impacts of economic recession and rural to urban migration. This downturn is exacerbated by climate change, financial insecurity, and the uncertainty caused by Brexit. Yet, although rural communities are bearing the brunt of these challenges, they will play an integral role in mitigating climate change.

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Talking Green in Europe

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13/06/2022

Just Transition & Revitalisation – A New EU Strategy for Rural Areas

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19/05/2022

European Industrial Policy: A crucial element of strategic autonomy

European Strategic Autonomy series - Economy & Trade
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A macro-development perspective on euro area imbalances

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03 - 04/06/2022
Stockholm (Sweden)

Just Transition: The path to a healthy planet for the prosperity of all

Stockholm (Sweden), 3 June 2022 Urgent action is needed to prevent the breakdown of our climate and […]
12/05/2022

Policy Measures for a Just Transition

12 May 2022 Ideas for Designing a Structural Transformation to Reduce Inequalities Policy discussions in […]
30 - 31/05/2022
Berlin (Germany) | Online

Day of Progressive Economic Policy 2022

Hybrid Conference, Berlin (Germany), 30-31 May 2022 We are embarking on the frequently invoked “decade […]
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30/05/2022

FEPS launches ‘Recovery Watch’, a new research project

The National Recovery and Resilience Plans represent the new framework in which member states will identify their […]
10/05/2022

Call to participants: Training Days for Social Business

Switzerland, September 3rd 2022
28/04/2022

Prof. Stiglitz: NextGenEU was a step forward, but the EU needs more flexibility

The Nobel Laureate in Economics Prof. Joseph E. Stiglitz speak out about EU’s economic governance and fiscal rules […]
28/09/2021

FEPS joins the European Alliance for a Just Transition

We are delighted to announce that FEPS joins the European Alliance for a Just Transition […]
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