Rural Enterprise



Prof Gerard McElwee, University of Huddersfield

Dr Roland Condor, EM Normandie

The Rural Enterprise track addresses the very latest research in the area, and considers the complexities of entrepreneurship and small business in a regional context. The track welcomes papers that address the following topics, and others that are relevant to the subject area:
• Conceptualising rural enterprise and the rural economy
• Developing rural enterprise policy and support mechanisms
• Women and rural enterprise
• Challenges facing sustainable rural enterprise development
• Rural enterprise in practice (i.e. in farming, veterinary business, agri and aquaculture sectors, etc)
• The rural enterprise landscape – national, international and border/cross border perspectives