(07 December 2021) - The European Evaluation Society (EES) has published an article written by Blanca Casares, rural development officer at AEIDL, on integrating a gender dimension into policies for rural areas in Europe.


(15 October 2021) - Women are vital for the sustainable development of rural areas, bringing added value to local communities. They are frequently the driving force behind innovation, diversification, and the development of new opportunities. In short, women give life to rural areas.


(23 September 2021) - We publish the highlights of the DESIRA webinar AEIDL organised in June on “Boosting sustainable digitalisation in agriculture, forestry and rural areas by 2040”.

Paul Soto / Yves Champetier

(11 September 2021)- Yves Champetier and Paul Soto (AEIDL) were interviewed by the Association of Rural Initiatives of Catalonia (ARCA) on the occasion of LEADER's 30th anniversary. The two experts discussed how LEADER must change to face the challenges of today.