ESPON BRIDGES: Territories with Geographical Specificities

Last changed: 04 April 2023

The project performed a targeted analysis on how to “think and plan in areas of territorial cooperation”. The study took as a starting point the Swiss experience in defining so-called “action areas” as newforms of soft governance spaces.

The project is a part of the EU ESPON programme ESPON BRIDGES - 
Balanced regional development in areas with geographical specificities(ESPON - European Spatial Planning Observation Network).  Read more on the ESPON BRIDGES website ».


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Project leader SLU

Alexandre Dubois, Researcher, Division of Rural Development, SLU

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External Funding

EU ESPON Programme

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