Social entrepreneurship, as in the case of the Interreg project Benefit4Regions, can be an important tool to successfully work with development in rural areas. In this paper, we will define social entrepreneurship and outline which resources are important for social entrepreneurs to manage. Finally, we will look at social entrepreneurship in a rural context and point to aspects which are decisive for social entrepreneurship in rural areas to succeed.
Rural Mobility deals with the movement of
• people (human migration, travel/leisure, transport)
• things (transport)
• ideas (see e.g. meme, thoughts, concepts)
• knowlegde (communication & information)
in rural areas, between rural areas and between rural and urban areas.
This is an association of local councils in the municipality (DK) or a Region / Kreis (DE). (Self definition, WP3)
Rural areas are defined as thinly populated areas where more than 50% of the population are living in rural grid cells. (European Commission, 2014) Rural grid cells are grid cells that are not identified as urban centres or as urban clusters. (Eurostat, 2019)
Rural areas are areas having features typical of areas that are far away from large towns or cities. (Collins dictionary, n,d)
Resources can be defined as a stock or supply of money, materials, staff, and other assets that can be drawn on by a person or organization in order to function effectively.
It can be a source of help or information. (Oxford Dictionary, (n.d.))
Regional development is characterized by “a general effort to reduce regional disparities by supporting (employment and wealth-generating) economic activities in regions” (OECD, n.d.), including investment in innovation and research, the digital agenda, support for small and medium-sized enterprises, with a focus on transitioning to a low-carbon economy (ERDF, n.d.).
Raumstrukturanalyse Kreis Plön
Kurzfassung - Strategische Handlungsfelder Kreis Plön
Kurzfassung - Regionaler Nahverkehrsplan Kreis Plön
Kurzfassung - Integrierte Entwicklungsstrategie LAG AktivRegion Ostseeküste
Kurzfassung - Integrierte Entwicklungsstrategie LAG AktivRegion Schwentine-Holsteinische Schweiz
Kurzfassung - Landesentwicklungsplan Schleswig-Holstein
The project planning school is a general concept, a set of methods and the practical implementation of workshops to transfer knowledge and skills for trans-boundary project related communication, participation and planning.
Planning cycle consists of the steps or procedure that will lead towards a structured and understandable project management plan which fits for all stakeholders in the specific context of a project.
Participation is defined as:
• a process through which
• stakeholders exchange information and knowledge between each other
• develop initiatives and co-create common value
• influence and share control over decisions and output
• influence and share control over resources
(PP-Meeting Nov21st, 2017)