The EU Horizon2020 research and Innovation Programme has recently completed thir Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas programme http://www.simra-h2020.eu/ It’s a mine of robust research that backs up my own approach to supporting communities to be more resilient.
Interestingly the programme is diseminating their findings and skills through a free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) through the FutureLearn platform , so that participants from all across the globe can benefit from their research, and have in depth discussions with each other. I really recommend it https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/social-innovation-in-rural-areas
You can even get certification from the University of Padova! Here’s mine: