RURALIZATION HUNGARIAN NATIONAL CONFERENCE “The role of farming in building a resilient rural future”17 February, 2021 - 4:00 pm - 17 February, 2021 - 7:00 pm
The event agenda was set up as the following:
Agenda of the event:
16.00-16.15: About the project Presented by Imre Kovách, research leader (MTA-TK, UNIDEB)
16.15-16.30: Trends determining the future of the countryside in Europe. Lecturer: Bernadett Csurgó (MTA-TK)
16.30 - 16.45: Vision of rural youth. Lecturer: Noémi Loncsák (UNIDEB)
16.45-17.00: Questions and Answers
17.00-18.30: The role of agricultural production in the renewal of the countryside Invited to a roundtable:Zoltán Dezsény, Magosvölgyi ecological farm Anna Fóris, Flower Life Vegetable Community Szabolcs Szigeti, MAGOSZ Hajdú-Bihar County Young Farmer President. Moderator: Boldizsár Megyesi (Social Sciences Research Center, University of Debrecen)
The event has been rated as very successful. In the first part of the conference, the Ruralization project was presented by Imre Kovách, followed by the results of the trend analysis and information about the dream inventory research. The presenters for this part were the members of the research team. During the second part of the conference, there was a roundtable discussion of the different stakeholders on the topics discussed earlier, which was later transformed into a joint discussion with all the participants of the conference.
The main topics of the roundtable included the following questions:
- What is the role of agricultural production in rural renewal?
- How do stakeholders see future trends?
- Which trends do you think are shaping rural areas?
- How do stakeholders evaluate the situation of different farming groups?
- How do stakeholders evaluate the situation of different social groups in this context?
- What possible opportunities can be identified?