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Katarina has more than 20 years of experience in practice-based and academic research in rural and community development in the UK and Europe, notably in Central and Eastern European Countries (CEECs). In the past decade her primary research focus has been on rural development policy at UK and EU levels, with special interest in LEADER. Katarina has been involved in a number of EU wide evaluation studies focusing on CAP as part of a framework programme funded by European Commission’s Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development as well as studies commissioned by the European Parliament. In addition, she has participated in several EU-funded research projects (FP7 Framework, Horizon 2020). Prior to joining the CCRI, Katarina was deputy director and programme manager for a nationwide NGO – VOKA, the Rural Organisation for Community Activities in Slovakia.
See Katarina Kubinakova’s recent activities
Congratulations to our colleagues who have recently passed their APM Project Management Fundamentals qualification.
We are pleased to recognise promotions to existing colleagues and welcome new ones to the team.
Janet Dwyer and Katarina Kubinakova travel to Brussels this week to attend the ENRD Workshop ‘Vibrant Rural Areas: Rural Jobs’, where Janet will give a keynote presentation.
The European Commission have published a report that was led by the CCRI. The report evaluated the impact of the CAP on generational renewal, local development and jobs in rural areas.
Last week on 15th October it was International Rural Women Day and Julie Urquhart provided an overview of her journey into rural academia. This week we will hear from Katarina Kubinakova who will discuss the role of women with regard to rural development and how they are regularly the ones who are key to the success of an initiative or project.
PEGASUS project presents key lessons and messages at final conference in Brussels