What is RISE?


©The Rural Investment Support for Europe (RISE) Foundation is an independent foundation which strives to support a sustainable and internationally competitive rural economy across Europe, looking for ways to preserve the European countryside, its environment and biodiversity, and its cultural heritage and traditions.  It works as a think tank, bringing together experts to address key environmental/ agricultural challenges in Europe and develops high quality accessible research reports with clear recommendations for policy makers.  It draws on its extensive network of rural stakeholders to highlight innovative practices developed at the farm level and provides a platform for debate on issues that affect rural communities.


Latest News

RISE at EP Intergroup meeting

Janez panel
"Circular Economy for a new agriculture" was the title of the Integroup meeting held at the European Parliament on June ...

NRR report highlighted at the FFA 2016

On March 22nd, the Annual Forum for the Future of Agriculture (FFA) met in Brussels for the 9th consecutive year. This t ...

DOWNLOAD our New Report!

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The RISE Foundation has now launched its new report on Nutrient Recovery and Reuse: a review of the issues, opportu ...

Launch of RISE NRR Report

On March 21st, the RISE Foundation launched its latest report at an event held in Brussels with over 100 participants an ...

Current projects

 Livestock project   CAP


Sister associations

     RISE cooperates closely with its founding
     organisations, the European Landowners'
     Organization and Friends of  the Countryside.





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