2021 events / Rural Forum
Programme – Day 2
The COVID-19 Legacy for rural economies
Discussion on Issues and challenges facing rural economies, including urban to rural migration and COVID related factors.
Decentralisation: Essential for sustainable rural economies
Lockdowns exposed flaws in centralised supply chains bringing extreme hardships to communities. Are decentralised local hubs the solution?
Rural social enterprise approaches to climate change
Engaging and involving young women in rural enterprise
Spotlight on an approach from Ghana working with young women graduates and smallholder farmers.
"Enablement Models" for rural community networks
Spotlight on models to enable and empower rural networks – showcasing a grass roots movement, activation and mobilisation from Victoria, Australia and the rural network experience from Scotland.
Empowering communities through land and asset ownership
Focus on community land and community asset ownership as a critical factor in thriving rural economies.
Wrap up with insights, actions and handover to 2022
What were the key insights from this Rural Forum? How can rural social enterprises keep connected and what are the plans to engage in 2022?