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
October 6th: Alternative Farming
Presenting the Rubizmo Transformation Tool
Guest Speakers: Marianne Mulhall – Teagasc and
Aisling Flanagan Velvet Cloud
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.