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Rural communities and territories have a vast potential to become vibrant centres of innovation grounded in local resources, grassroots action, creativity and social inclusion. Boosted through digital innovation, valorisation of local resources and training, rural areas can strive to become attractive places for all people to live, work and stay.

RURACTIVE aims to build on this potential to develop and introduce innovative approaches for a sustainable and just transition in support of the European efforts as well as the Sustainable Development Goals.

The project promotes community-based action for strong, connected, resilient and prosperous rural societies.

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01/09/2023 start date
48 months of duration
6.5 M € Funding
29 partners from 10 countries

“RURACTIVE will be embedded right at the heart of 12 European local communities. Together, we will create strong networks in our pursuit of driving local development through rural co-developed innovations and local capacity development addressing six key topics“

Prof. Simona Tondelli

University of Bologna - RURACTIVE Coordinator
Technical Partners Dynamo Partners