ELARD Members’ Meeting

On January 30, ELARD Members held a meeting in Brussels with representatives of Local Action Groups Networks of 16 Member States, under the project “ROAD – Rural Opinions, Advocacy and Development”, in which ELARD is leading the theme “LEADER/CLLD for citizens and for the European Union”. ROAD is a European Rural Parliament (ERP) 2018-2019 activity supported by the Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union.
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Invited by ELARD to present a keynote paper on LEADER for the international LEADER Reloaded Conference, held last September, in Évora, Portugal, Robert Lukesch, a renowned LEADER evaluator since 1995, wrote a “wide-ranging” and also “remarkable” keynote paper applauded by the attendees and praised by development networks like LDnet or AEIDL.

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