Rural development

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Abstract Social innovations are grassroots processes aiming to achieve impacts beyond an individual level and towards a broader societal good. The environmental dimension of impacts refers to any
Innovation
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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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 innovation (SI) impacts are long-term changes that affect different dimensions of territorial capital (i.e., economy, society, environment, governance) for the territory in which SI occurs. Yet
Capacity building
Innovation
Mediterranean
Rural development
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Innovation actions within European Horizon 2020 (H2020) projects aim at testing research results in practice. When supporting social innovations in rural areas, such testing requires the alignment of
Agroforestry
Innovation
Rural development
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There is increasing emphasis on innovation as a driver of continued prosperity in the rural economy. Globalisation poses challenges to rural areas given technological advances and intensified
Civil society
Forest owners
Forest products
Governance
Innovation
Jobs
Non-wood forest products
Policy
Rural development
Sustainability
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This paper presents an operational framework which was designed to support the early governance of social innovation actions. This framework was applied to co-construct seven innovation actions across
Capacity building
Civil society
Governance
Innovation
Mediterranean
Policy
Rural development