Table of contents for Germany.


Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog
Note: Electronic data is machine generated. May be incomplete or contain other coding.


Counter
Key  points  .  .... .  .. ..... ..  . . ......  .. .  .... . ......  . .. . ...  26
intr  ducti on  . . . . . .... . . . .  . .    .   .  .  .. . . . .  .  28
28
. What s "rural" Gerimany? ........  .28
. i1. There are multiple definitions of ural... .. .  . .      28
1.1.2 Rural districts account for 59% of land, 27%
of he popul tion and 21% of GDP ....  ..     .... .        0
1.2 What is happening in rural areas?                             34
21.  Population and migration ... ..                           34
2.2.2 Social well-being and equity ...                         4
.2 3. Economic structure and performanc  ...   ..  ......      5
A.2.4. Environment and sustainability ....  .  .......   .    64
1.3 What are the policy challenges for rura aas  ..... .  .. .    68
N otes  . .  .  .  . . . .. ..  ..  .. .  . . .  .  . . ..  .  . .. . .. .  . . .. .  .  . .. . ...  ... .. . . .. .  73
Annex  1.A 1. .   .     .....    .. ... ...........................  75
Chpte t 2.I ints   Policy fo.  . l. .   De..lopme.nt. in Grma... ?  4.....  83
21 The evolution of the German approach to rral pli y ..... ..   85
22. Institutions, policies and budgets .............              89
2. 1. The German institutional framework
and its implications for rural policy .        ...       8
2.2. nr al Policy in Germany the role of GAK . ......          90
2.2. Rural policy and regional policy: the role of GRW .......  96
224. The quality of rural development strategies in Germany ..  97
.2.5 Area based rural policies: LEADER and Regionen Aktiv ......
23 Critical issues  .    .............                    .       106
2.3'1. The focus on agriculture and the current (lack of)
vision  for RD  .. ...    ....    ...          ...       106
2.3 2 Urban bias and "trickle down" effects .   .       .   . 108
2.. The challenge of guu anleeint equitable iving standards
2.3 4. Governance ssueis: who does whiat?
2.3.5 Fhe roe and finance of a,ea-based programms .........  116
on c u sions  .  .. ............. ........  .  .  ........... .......  118
Cote.i.r 3.erds  a fodermn Rural policy. .        ...  .      119
Key points and recommendations ............   . . ........... . .  120
. Bilding a shared, informed vision for German ruralareas .. ..  12
3.1. Fillin  the knowledge gaps  ....  .  . .  . .  ....  . . . .. ..  123
12. Elaborating a politically agreed vision for rural nreas...  126
2. Fostenri   ru ral coanpetitiveness and social cohesion  ...........  128
.2.1. Promoting innovation and business development  ........  129
3.2.2 Valorising amenities and exploiting natural resources . 135
3.2.3. Modernising service delivery in rural areas . ....1..1.. .  . . 41
3.3. A new governance for German rural policy .... ... .... ... .....A 146
3.. 1. Central level: leadership, co-ordination and rural proofing.... 146
.3.2. Vertical co- ordination: developing incentive
and evaluation mechanisms .  ....  .........    ...    150
3. F3. ntrmediate and local levels: increasing participation
and integration of RD progranmes ....... ... ... . .....  155
,On c u si on f .O .  ..  .......................  .  .  ..........................  157
N o te s . . . .  . .  . .  .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  . .  .  .. .  . .  . .  ...  158



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Rural development Germany, Rural development Government policy Germany, Germany Rural conditions