D5.2 Case studies and factsheets of 30 promising practices – The Versailles Plain’s Association and peri-urban agriculture diversification

Section title: The Versailles Plain’s Association and peri-urban agriculture diversification (FR5A) – 5A


Category: Case study

Country: France

NUTS1 region: FR1 Île-de-France

Type of region: Predominantly urban

RUR actor group: New Entrants

Local authority role: Providing funding, Providing infrastructure, and Providing consultancy

Civil society organisation role: Providing consultancy, Coordinating, and Lobbying

Single persons role: Entrepreneur

Politician role: Providing funding, Implementing policy, and Providing consultancy

Rural development pathway: Smart Specialisation, Multifunctional Agriculture, and Rural-Urban Relations

Access to land pathway: Supporting farmers before accessing land, Organising the accessibility of farmland, and Supporting farmers after access to land

Rural development topic adressed: Stakeholder empowerment, Local food supply, Human capital, Lanscape preservation, Environmental conservation, and Access to land

Type of action: Information platform, networks, hubs, Community and knowledge sharing, Farm incubator, Producer-consumer partnership, short supply chain, alternative sales channel, Territorial marketing, and Diversification: Food production & processing