The Future of Rural Policy From Sectoral to Place-Based Policies in Rural Areas Country experiences (Japan, United Kingdom, United States)
This session aimed at comparing different institutional approaches to rural development and at linking them to the new rural challenges. In the last decade the rural question has been increasingly shaped by some major policy concerns and notably: 1) the growing consumer concerns for safe, healthy and high quality foods, environment and cultural heritage and landscape; and 2) the increasing recognition of the necessity of a shift towards more sustainable production and living patterns in both urban and rural areas. The emergence of these new demands has resulted in the design and application of new policy approaches that now need to be assessed...
Page Count: 24
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: 2003-06-01