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Linking sustainable practices throughout Europe

ECOVAST (European Council for the Village and Small Town)

Rural topic(s): (Agri)-tourism and rural heritage, Advocacy on food and rural policies

City: Tenterden,

Country: United Kingdom

Web site: http://www.ecovast.org

ECOVAST was created to further the well-being of rural communities, and the safeguarding of the rural heritage, throughout Europe. Its formal aims are: to foster the economic, social and cultural vitality and the administrative identity of rural communities throughout Europe; and to safeguard, and to promote the sensitive and imaginative renewal of, the built and natural environments of such communities

Scale of intervention : European

Keywords: landscape preservation, cultural heritage, rural heritage, locally-based economy, small towns

Places: Europe, United-Kingdom

Actors: network for the exchange of experience, association

Methods: consulting/expertise, prospective studies, advocacy