(16 November 2018) – A workshop on “Local development strategies: retaining and attracting talents in the regions” took place on 11 October 2018 in the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities.
Organised by LDnet as lead-partner, in cooperation with ELARD, CIM Alto Minho and AEIDL, the workshop offered a forum for the presentation of concrete experiences from different countries aimed at retaining young people and attracting new talents in rural areas.
After opening addresses by Haris Martinos, Secretary-General of LDnet and Maria João Botelho, President of ELARD, various local strategies and projects were presented.
Open interaction with the audience followed, with live comments and questions from the floor, and responses from the speakers. This debate covered various related topics, such as remote working/mobile jobs, identity of the territory, territorial marketing, and targeted approaches.