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1. INTRODUCTION
2. POLICIES FOR RURAL ENTERPRISE:
2.1 Review of National Approaches
2.1.1 Germany
2.1.2 Greece
2.1.3 Poland
2.1.4 Portugal
2.1.5 Sweden
2.1.6 United Kingdom
2.2. A Typology of Rural Development and Enterprise Policies
2.2.1. EU designated area policies
2.2.2 EU SME focused initiatives
2.2.3 Other EU initiatives
2.2.4 National rural development policies
2.2.5 National policies which are targeted at deprived areas
2.2.6 National Sector-based Policies
2.2.7. National Small Business Support Policies
2.2.8 Regional Development Programmes
2.2.9 Local Level Initiatives
 3. CRITERIA TO IDENTIFY AND ASSESS 'GOOD PRACTICE' POLICY:
3.1 What Constitutes Good Practice?
3.2 The Role of Monitoring and Evaluation
3.2.1 EU Approaches to Monitoring and Evaluation
3.2.2 Academic Insights on Monitoring and Evaluation
3.2.3 Good Practice Policy Questions
4. THE SUPPORT NEEDS OF ENTERPRISES IN REMOTE RURAL AREAS:
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Distinctive support needs
4.3 Delivery issues
5. LITERATURE RELATING TO TYPES OF POLICY INITIATIVE:
5.1 Premises Provision
5.2 Farm Diversification
5.3 Managing Services in Rural Areas
5.4 Sub-Regional Service Centres
5.5 Training Provision
5.6 The Provision of Telematics
5.7 Self-help Schemes and Community-based Enterprise
6. SYNTHESIS AND GUIDELINES FOR FURTHER RESEARCH:
6.1 Synthesis
6.2 Guidelines for Further Research
7. REFERENCES:
8. APPENDIX 1: LIST OF POLICIES

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