Are you looking for fresh ideas to create or boost rural business? In this virtual library, you can explore an extensive collection of practical business examples and proven business models to help you recreate economic success at home. Use the search function to find the resources you need and click on the ideas or strategies of your choice to discover the details.

Business case: description of a real and proven business from Rural Europe, selected by Rubizmo’s consortium for the innovative aspect, potential for replication and impact on rural communities. In depth-interviews were carried out to develop the business cases presented in the virtual library.

Business strategy: Based on the analysis of 100+ successful and innovative businesses in Rural Europe, the consortium extracted the most promising business strategies being implemented at the moment. This is a non-exclusive list, and one should bear in mind that a business can implement several strategies when relevant. 

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