‘Incubator Villages’ and ‘Universal Basic Employment’ for Refugees?
(28 June 2018) - Johannes Cornelis van Nieuwkerk, the founder of Refival, argues for two concepts that would facilitate the integration of refugees into the European Union: 1) the voluntary resettlement of refugees in ‘incubator villages’ in rural areas; and 2) the establishment of ‘universal basic employment’ that includes any service carried out by refugees for the benefit of the host community.
Evaluating Community-Led Local Development
(14 June 2018) - A handbook published by the FAME and FARNET Support Units can serve as guidance and inspiration for evaluating Community-Led Local Development (CLLD) supported by Local Action Groups.
Urban and peri-urban agriculture in the EU
(06 June 2018) - A study for the AGRI Committee of the European Parliament presents a state of the art overview on urban agriculture and peri-urban agriculture, the diversity of phenomena, motivations, distinctive features, benefits and limitations.
‘Co-production’ - Enhancing the role of citizens in governance
(30 May 2018) - Published on behalf of the European Commission by the ESF Transnational Platform (coordinated by AEIDL), a new dossier explains the 'co-trends'.