" Local Services for Local People " : The Contribution of Rural Community Businesses to Integrated Rural Development

@inproceedings{Gore2004LS,
  title={" Local Services for Local People " : The Contribution of Rural Community Businesses to Integrated Rural Development},
  author={Tony Gore and Ryan Powell and Peter E. Wells},
  year={2004}
}
Rural areas across Europe face a range of problems, including declining farm incomes, ageing populations, unstable housing markets, high levels of outward migration or long distance commuting, withdrawal of basic services and difficulties faced by those without access to a car or public transport routes. The policy response at EU and national levels has been to shift from "productivist" measures that subsidise agriculture to strategies promoting "integrated rural development", emphasising the… CONTINUE READING