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Despite the growing interest in social innovation (SI) in agriculture, the literature lacks validated tools for evaluating such initiatives. This paper provides an empirical application of the
Capacity building
Innovation
Mediterranean
Rural development
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Social innovations can tackle various challenges related to gender equity in rural areas, especially when such innovations are initiated and developed by women themselves. Researchers in this paper
Capacity building
Innovation
Mediterranean
Rural development
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The EU’s 2018 Bioeconomy Strategy Update and the European Green Deal recently confirmed that the bioeconomy is high on the political agenda in Europe. The authors propose a conceptual analysis
Bioeconomy
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The forest sector in various ways fosters employment, community development and prevents depopulation in marginalized rural areas. Since the economic recession in Europe from 2009, there has been a
Governance
Innovation
Policy
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Social innovation is recognised for its potential to turn societal challenges into opportunities and develop sustainable solutions for people and nature. In this paper, authors identify and examine
Capacity building
Civil society
Governance
Innovation
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European forests are expanding and becoming denser following the widespread abandonment of farmland and rural areas. Spontaneous forest regrowth provides a cost‐effective opportunity to restore
Climate change
Ecosystem services
Mediterranean
Resilience
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The forest-based sector’s contribution to a bioeconomy depends on policymakers, citizens and consumers, and how they perceive, accept and promote the forest-based value chain and its products and
Bioeconomy
Forest products
Media
Policy
Policy support
Public participation
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First international assessment of the protection state of mostly ‘untouched’ forests in Europe An expansion of the protected areas by only about 1% would sufficiently protect most remaining primary
Biodiversity
Climate change
Forest management
Research
Resilience
Sustainability
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Political frameworks and policies have a strong influence on the institutional ecosystem and on governance patterns, which in turn shape the operational space of civil society initiatives. This
Civil society
Governance
Innovation
Policy
Research
Sustainability