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Covid-19 − 19 Apr 2022

Digitalising for repopulating: a virtual marketplace to revive rural areas in the wake of Covid-19

The Covid pandemic planted the seeds of a new mindset and pushed lots of EU citizens to telecommute from rural areas. However, most of these still record a shrinking population and fewer opportunities than urban zones. Four are testing a digital marketplace aimed at boosting their economic growth and at avoiding the devastating effects of rural gentrification.

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