will explore the challenges and opportunities of engaging youth in sustainable rural community development. WP2 research will lead to the development of a research report and compendium of good practices.
will upskill and empower rural young people to actively participate in rural community development decision-making processes. ACORN partners will achieve this objective by designing, developing and disseminating a young rural developer training toolkit and podcast.
aims to upskill 40 rural development stakeholders about the importance of succession planning in rural community development. Activities focus on the development of a practical guide to creating a rural youth assembly. We aim to create 4 working ACORN Local Rural Youth Assemblies in Roscommon, Idrija, Castile and León and Malta.