The project is intended to benefit rural residents, local community represntatives, and local and regional rural policy-makers. To this end, a National Steering Group (these will be set up in each country by end Summer 2019). Each will include 8-12 case-study specific community and life-course stage represntatives, and local and regional poliocy makers.
Steering Groups will formally meet twice per year over the lifetime of the project (6 meetings in total) and inform the development of the project. discuss preliminary findings, and explore/disseminate potential policy impacts. Members will be invited to the international stakeholder workshop in the Netherlands (Autumn 2021).