The Project “Demographic Disparities in Rural Areas” in the Framework of AUF-RO Multilateral Cooperation
Following the call for project proposals of the Francophone University Agency (L’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie – AUF), the Centre for Regional Geography under Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, in partnership with the West University of Timişoara (Romania), the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, Chişinău (Republic of Moldova) and the University of Angers (France), is implementing the project “Demographic Disparities in Rural Areas” during the period 16 August 2016 – 16 October 2017. The project is funded under PN III Programme/ Sub-programme 3.1. Bilateral/multilateral/ Module AUF-RO. The project’s degree of originality derives from the interdisciplinary of the created partnership and of the research teams, on the one side, and the identification, access and transfer of good practices from the partner states to the Romanian rural areas, on the other side. The overall objective of the project is to develop recommendation guidelines on alleviating demographic disparities in the Romanian rural areas, focused on the Poiana Ruscă Mountains.