4 regional policy roundtables

Portugal - Hungary - Romania - Poland

The aim of the Regional Policy Roundtables is to develop links and relationships between farmers, ‟land managers groups” and policy makers, and other key stakeholders, at all levels (from local, to regional, national and EU level) that can facilitate a mutual understanding of different realities (and sometimes conflicting worldviews, logics and interests) and result in coordinated action. It is based on participatory methods as the new interfaces, toolkits and platforms for understanding each other and building alliances.

The gaming technique that can create a new interface between farmers and policy makers, designed during the project, will develop the methods that will be used and applied in 4 regional policy roundtables in the selected regions in Portugal, Hungary, Romania and Poland. In each regional policy roundtable, 20 participants will be invited, representative of the farmer/land manager and policy making constituencies as well as other key stakeholders as deemed relevant.

The meetings will be interactive and the output will be a list of recommendations made available widely in the selected countries and for EU policy-makers in general.

It will test the implementation of the new approaches and capacity building in the “lab” experiment of Moldova.