How can public infrastructure and services be delivered equitably?

Public infrastructure and services, such as health care and education, are cornerstones for the well-being of citizens. Changes in the technology, access and demand for these services imply a re-thinking of rural-peri-urban-urban boundaries and include new models of service provision. This raises questions about equitable access, fair assessment, representation and compensation of rural and urban needs and interests.

We will soon discuss these issues on this page and present the latest research results.

How will ROBUST deal with public infrastructure and social services?

Theresia Oedl-Wieser (BABF), the leader of ROBUST's Community of Practice on public infrastructure and social services, shares some details on the subject in an interview.


Read the full interview »




News about Rural-Urban Europe and the ROBUST project is published regularly in the INFORMED CITIES newsletter.

ROBUST is a European research project involving 24 partners from 11 countries. ROBUST receives funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 727988.

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