European Development Opportunities in Rural Areas (EDORA)
Project code: TI-LR-02-PID1388
Contract period: 01.08.2008 - 31.12.2010
Purpose of research: Applied research
How different are the rural areas in Europe and which chances do they have considering their different structures? In order to be able to better understand these aspects and to be able to better adapt the policy for rural areas, the European Spatial Planning Observation Network (ESPON) initiated the project 'EDORA' (European Development Opportunities for Rural Areas) in 2008.
An overview of the project results is given in following report: Andrew Copus & Lisa Hörnström eds., 2011 : The New Rural Europe: Towards Rural Cohesion Policy, Nordregio report, Band 2011/1