Memorias de investigación
Rural prosperity for development: understandings, determinants and strategies derived from case studies in seven countries

Research Areas
  • Planification,
  • Rural development

This Ph.D. Thesis has been developed within the framework of a European project called ?Rethinkingthe links between farm modernisation, rural development and resilience in a world of increasing demands and finite resources?. It is a transdisciplinary research project supported by the European Commission and funding bodies in 14 countries under the umbrella of FP7 and the RURAGRI ERA-NET. The project has examined 4 main themes: resilience, prosperity, governance and knowledge and learning. The chapters that comprise this Ph.D. Thesis and that are summarized below are the result of the analysis of one of these themes: rural prosperity. The overall objective of the Thesis is to comprehend what is rural prosperity and what does it imply in terms of strategies and actions to reach it. For this, a global idea around the theoretical aspects of rural prosperity was obtained, as well as the specific meaning and characteristics that it acquires in rural environments taking into account the endogenous visions and opinions of the local stakeholders.
Mark Rating
Sobresaliente cum laude

Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Planificación y Gestión sostenible del desarrollo rural/local
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Agroforestal