The list below contains websites of :
- Partner organisations of the PREPARE Programme
- Some of the organisations who have provided funding for the Programme
- Key sources of information or help in aspects of rural development
In each case a brief explanation is given of who they are or what they offer.
- Forum Synergies, transnational network for sustainable development
- ECOVAST, the European Council for the Village and Small Town, a pan-European network with the aim of enhancing the well-being of the people and the heritage of rural Europe
- Swedish Popular Movements Council, acts as a national network for the 4,000 local action groups which now exist all over Sweden.
- Swedish Federation of Rural Economy and Agricultural Societies, an umbrella grouping of 23 independent organisations dedicated to enhancing an entrepreneurial spirit in rural areas and promoting a healthy environment in the countryside and in cities. (English)
- Kodukant, the Estonian Movement of Villages, founded in 1997 as the focal point of the village movement in Estonia.
- Hungarian Rural Parliament, established in 1998, wit the aim to promote dialogue and co-operation in rural Hungary, and to give voice to the ignored rural world.
- Slovakian Rural Parliament, established in October 2000, with the aim to improve the quality of life in rural areas in Slovakia, in a sustainable way.
- Slovenian Rural Development Network, established in early 2003 to inform and educate its members and the interested public, and to promote the well-being of rural people in Slovenia.
- Polish Rural Forum created in February 2002, based on an agreement of cooperation between 42 Polish rural development organisations.
- Finnish Village Action Association, the focal point of the village action movement in Finland.
- National Rural Observatory- Czech republic, National network of Local Action Groups.
Organisations who have funded the PREPARE Programme
Key sources of information or help in aspects of rural development
- European Commission DG Agriculture
- European Rural University, international organisation which organises every other year a Summer School for people involved in rural organisations.
- Euracademy Association , whose aim is to offer mid-career training for rural development professionals throughout Europe.
- LEADER Network, a Website which enables you to search among LEADER+Local Action Groups for partners for trans-national projects.
- A new partnership for cohesion Foreword by Michel Barnier
- Your Gateway to the Baltic Sea Region -- balticsea.net
- Network Rural - Urban -- urgenci.net
- Sustainable Future for Rural Areas in Croatia