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Awareness Study of Rural Development Plan (RDP) and European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF)’
This study evaluates technical assistance provided by the Estonian Rural Development Plan 2014-2020 financed by the Ministry of Rural Affairs funds. The objective of the evaluation was to analyse the counselling system, including counselling services and counsellor training.
This study assess the extent and impact of the changes resulting from the transition to organic farming.To measure these results and to evaluate the results achieved, the proxy indicator ‘organic shrubbery’ was used. Surveys were conducted between 2007 and 2014 to provide data for analyzing the indicator index.
The report gives an overview of the measures related to Priorities 4 and 5 of the Estonian Rural Development Plan 2014-2020; The evaluation of the 'Animal Welfare' and Priority 2 'Stonewall' activities carried out.
The purpose of the evaluation is to examine the progress of the development plan in relation to its objectives, using results and, if necessary impact indicators; make suggestions for improvements of the development plan and thereby increase the quality of the implementation of grants.
- The first chapter of the report provides an overview of the legal framework for evaluation, the implementation of measures, evaluation activities and evaluation notification.
- The second chapter describes the agricultural land use of the area covered by area payments, including
- separate nitrate sensitive area and land use of river basins.
- The third chapter focuses on the details of the analysis of the measures.
The objective of the study was to find out the reputation of rural life, agriculture, rural entrepreneurship and professional fisheries. Awareness on European supports in the sector in general and recognition of RDP, LEADER supports and European Fund for Fisheries separately. Residents' assessments on usefulness of supports.
The case of Estonia offers a unique example of innovative evaluation methods focusing on protecting and enhancing biodiversity through the use of complementary indicators.