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From science to practice: circularity at the crossroad of market and agriculture
Agriculture
From science to practice: circularity at the crossroad of market and agriculture

From bio-based fertilisers to nutrient recovery, research is intensifying efforts to achieve Green Deal targets and decarbonise the agriculture sector. Yet, recent farmer protests have brought new challenges and systemic questions to the forefront for the incoming EU institutions: are the targets of producing more, sustainably, and cheaper compatible? Is circularity viable and accessible to all?  

Reviving Rural Areas: The Digital Factor - dRural Video News Release Showcases Transformative Impact
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Reviving Rural Areas: The Digital Factor - dRural Video News Release Showcases Transformative Impact

The EU-funded dRural project has entered its final quarter, revealing significant improvements in the quality of life for rural inhabitants through a digital marketplace platform. A video news release highlights the project's success in Extremadura (Spain) and Dubrovnik-Neretva (Croatia).

Reinventing tourism facing Russian boycott: Narva on the edge
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Reinventing tourism facing Russian boycott: Narva on the edge

Bordering Russia, Narva is an Estonian city of some 50,000 inhabitants in the extreme northeast of the country. Lying halfway between Tallinn and Saint Petersburg, it historically relied on strong ties with Russia. Yet, since the annexation of Crimea and especially the invasion of Ukraine, Russians have snubbed it, thus dealing a severe blow to the city's economy. Recently stressed by a conference on cultural management, targeting Western visitors and increasing the attractiveness of its region are now the main priorities to revive Narva’s tourist sector.

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Decentralisation, sustainability and energy democratisation. The untapped potential of citizen-led initiatives

Greece has recorded a “monumental growth” in solar power generation and cooperatives are on a promising path to decentralisation and energy democracy. Yet multiple obstacles still prevent many countries from unleashing their potential. And with the commitment of governments called into question by the outcome of the European elections, citizen-led initiatives could take centre stage 

When engaging citizens is a child’s game: the Alkmaar experiment
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When engaging citizens is a child’s game: the Alkmaar experiment

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