Targeted Data Management for Evidence Based Evaluation of Rural Development Programmes 2014-2020

Good Practice Workshop Report, Bordeaux France

This report summarises the major outcomes of the Good Practice Workshop, “Targeted data management for evidence based evaluation of RDPs 2014-2020”, which took place on 5 - 6 December 2016 in Bordeaux, France. This Good Practice Workshop provided a forum for the discussion and exchange of practices used in different RDPs in 2014-2020. The workshop was hosted by the Region Nouvelle Aquitaine and was well attended by more than 60 participants.

This Good Practice Workshop provided a forum for Managing Authorities, Paying Agencies, LAG-representatives, data providers and evaluators, to:

  • discuss the approaches for data management in RDPs 2014-2020;
  • exchange on the availability and quality of the data to be used for the AIR to be submitted in 2017 and beyond;
  • reflect about potential data gaps and bottlenecks in data management in order to find solutions to overcome them.

Case studies from France, Finland, Italy, Austria and Denmark were presented during this workshop and are summarised in this report.