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Final Report - CORASON (A Cognitive approach to rural sustainable development the dynamics of expert and lay knowledges)

Project ID: 506049
Funded under: FP6-CITIZENS


This is the final report of the CORASON project, which studied knowledge and knowledge use in European rural sustainable development. Its objective was to identify and explain the dynamics of the variety of knowledge forms (expert and lay; ranging from the scientific, economic, administrative, and managerial to local, practical, and ecological knowledge, traditional repertoires, trial and error or experientially-based discoveries) used in rural projects in relation to rural economic development, rural civil society and the protection of rural nature.

The report begins with explaining the project's objectives and its general research methodology. It later elaborates on the concepts and the methodology and also provides details on the empirical work packages. Finally, there is a presentation of the synthetic analysis findings and conclusions.

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