C12.28 Local and Regional Development

Session: Local and Regional Development in the Rural Space 1

Chairperson: Michael Sofer

Neglected rural industries: Revealing gaps in rural research          

Vladan Hruska, Department of Geography, Jan Evangelista Purkyne University in Usti nad Labem


Contrasting destinies: Mining settlements development in Northern Quebec in the age of globalization   

Martin Simard, Social Sciences (Geography), University of Quebec at Chicoutimi


The photovoltaic power plants as an instrument of local development in rural space

Veronika Doskocilova, Katerina Stonawska, Department of Applied and Landscape Ecology, Mendel University in Brno


The complex and problematic interlinkages of agricultural based bio-energy production and intensive agriculture for the regional development in the Oldenburger Muensterland (NW-Germany)        

Kim Philip Schumacher, ISPA, University of Vechta