OECD Provides Strong Rationale for Place-Based Rural Policy to Grow Rural Productivity

Date: October 20, 2016

The OECD's report, Regional Outlook 2016, is an analysis of the trajectories of rural and urban economies within the 30 plus countries that make up its membership. It specifically looked at the reasons for productivity gaps between regions. This is important reading for our provincial and national policy makers and provides encouragement and evidence for those advocating coherent, long-term investment in effective rural regional development.

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