Irish Rural Link (IRL) will host a webinar series on Thursday 30th September, Wednesday 6th October and Wednesday 20th October from 10am-11am via Zoom. This webinar series is part of its delivery of RUBIZMO, an EU Horizon 2020 funded project in which IRL are one of 16 partners. RUBIZMO- Replicable Business Models for Modern Rural Economies – aims to identify the vital ingredients for developing entrepreneurship and successful business models across the sectors of food and agriculture, bio-based value chains and ecosystem services and in turn generate jobs and growth in rural areas. This webinar series will focus on these sectors and how the learnings from RUBIZMO can be adapted in an Irish setting.

September 30th: Reimaging Rural Tourism

Presenting the Rubizmo Virtual Library showcasing a range of business cases across the three sectors.

Guest speakers – Bryran Fennall – Leitrim Recreational Officer and

Catherine Powers – Glenkeen Farm

Register https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fFcU2nZnQAqgQvzZ6Tdhfg

October 6th: Alternative Farming

Presenting the Rubizmo Transformation Tool

Guest Speakers: Marianne Mulhall – Teagasc and

Aisling Flanagan Velvet Cloud

Register https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6urw–1ZTze5_iEYeqZRtw

October 20th: The Bioeconomy

Presenting the Rubizmo Network/Cooperation Tool.

Guest Speakers: Patrick Barrett – DAFM and

Kieran Harrahill – UCD “Farmers and Networking in the Bioeconomy.

Register https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PNqzAn-0S5WujiTBEkNtiQ