About our publications archive
This section provides access to the repository of relevant publications developed in the context of the Rural Pact and which support the implementation of the long-term vision for rural areas. It includes all the publications developed by the Rural Pact Support Office such as Policy Briefings, Magazines and event reports among others.
Whether you are a policymaker, researcher, or passionate advocate, this collection offers a valuable resource for staying informed and inspired by the ongoing efforts to create properous, stronger, connected and resilient rural areas.
Highlights Report | Good Practice Webinar "Rural areas in the energy transition"
This highlights report summarises the outputs from the Good Practice Webinar "Rural areas in the Energy Transition". It took place in online on 24 October 2023.
Making the Rural Pact happen in Member States
This policy briefing outlines the key elements, or ingredients, needed to mobilise stakeholders around the Rural Pact and foster concerted action towards meeting the objectives of the long-term vision for the EU’s rural areas in the specific context of each Member State or region. It also presents inspiring examples of how these elements are put into practice.
Opportunities and challenges for remote rural areas in the European Union
The brief describes the EU’s remote rural areas, showing how remoteness can increase territorial disparities across the urban-rural continuum. Remote rural areas differ from non-remote ones in key areas such as demography, economy, service provision, connectivity,
biodiversity and the geographic context. This policy brief was developed in cooperation with the DG for Agriculture and Rural Development and the DG for Regional and Urban Policy of the European Commission in support of the rural vision.
Taking stock of how CAP Strategic Plans contribute to the objectives of the long-term vision for the EU’s rural areas
This study, financed by the European Commission, has been prepared by the European Evaluation Helpdesk in June 2023. Its conclusions, recommendations and opinions reflect the opinion of the consultants and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Commission.