RURAL DEVELOPMENT (May 24-26) - Participants from rural areas learned about community building, organic agriculture, eco home building, energy efficiency in winter, parks and recreation and much more. The challenges they discussed where the following:
1. Diversifying village life (culture, leisure)
2. Building community in rural areas - how can people unite around common interests and actions
3. Increasing the economic attractiveness of living in the village - how to make life economically viable in a village?
Participants found out about the most viable village projects from our country and were invited to implement something in their own rural community!