Rural Sustainability Transitions through Integration of Knowledge for improved policy processes (RUSTIK)

RUSTIK is a four-year transdisciplinary research project aiming to enable rural communities’ actors and policymakers to design better strategies, initiatives and policies fostering sustainability transitions in rural areas.

Considering increasing social and ecological challenges, the project envisages an analysis of current adaption requirements and the support of effective rural policy-making processes. The project will contribute to an advanced understanding of different rural functionalities and characteristics as well as the (future) potentials and challenges of rural areas.

RUSTIK addresses the topic by illuminating central key transitions in rural areas:

To visit the RUSTIK website, click here.

EPRC Team involved in the project includes Stefan Kah, Heidi Vironen, Neli Georgieva and Liliana Fonseca.

Funded by: European Commission, Horizon Europe and UK Research and Innovation

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