Earth, young people and passion: how southern Italy fights against the rural exodus

RFI / Juliette Gheerbrant

By: Juliette Gheerbrant Follow

In Italy, the economic recession brought about by Covid has plunged many households into poverty. This is particularly true in the already fragile South, which has already lost two million inhabitants in less than twenty years. 


In Puglia, against the backdrop of tourism development and sustainable agriculture, initiatives are multiplying to save abandoned territories.

"Earth, young people and passion : how southern Italy fights against the rural exodus", a report by Juliette Gheerbrant, production : Pierre Chaffanjon.



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