In this report a screening of the agri-environment and climate measures of six European countries or regions: the Netherlands, Wallonia (Belgium), Lower Saxony (Germany), Nord-Pas de Calais (France), Scotland (United Kingdom) and Denmark. The rural development programme available is used for each Member State as a basis. Measures that pursue purely nature objectives are not taken into consideration.
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The evaluation aims to obtaining an economic assessment of the activities and development opportunities for small and medium sized farms in Latvia, including direct payments and RDP contributions. It provides the analyis of the support conditions in the RDP measures and proposals for the development of these farms.
The performance assessment focused on the impact of the Mainland Finland RDP on the development of competitiveness of the agricultural sector. The main RDP tools for improving competitiveness are the measures relating to training and information, Farm Advisory Services, investments, development of farms and businesses, basic services, and village development. The evaluation looked at the development of the structure of the Finnish agriculture, assessed short supply chains and the economic status of the producers, and the productivity of agricultural enterprises was analysed.
The evaluation was based on existing monitoring and statistical data. The evaluation will be repeated in 2019, when the quantitative assessment will aim to identify the net impacts of the RDP, distinguishing them from the changes in the operating environment.
This study calculates the effect of the measures investment aid and takeover aid on a number of economic parameters of the supported companies. The investment support is broken down by focus area.
The analysis shows that both takeover aid and investment aid to promote competitiveness have a positive effect on the gross added value of companies. The aid for emissions reduction investments has a negative effect on this parameter, but without this investment aid, this effect would be even more negative, or investments would not happen. Nevertheless, these investments are necessary to remain competitive and to ensure the viability of Flemish companies.
This evaluation focuses on the Netherlands’ implementation of the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 through sub-measures 16a and 16c, which are used through cooperation between parties in order to innovate and modernize the agricultural sector.
This report presents the assessment of the implementation, results and preliminary impacts of the Farm Advisory Services of Mainland Finland RDP 2014-2020. The evaluation summary includes the most important findings, conclusions and recommendations.
This report has reflected a synthesis of the contents linked to the evaluation of the innovation potential of the RDP. For the evaluation of the innovation potential, the different elements that make up the measures programmed in the RDP have been analysed: objectives, requirements, selection criteria or even the amount of aid.
This report charts innovation in Flemish agricultural and horticultural companies. In order to gain a better insight into improvements or innovations in the products, the processes, the organization or the marketing in Flemish agriculture and horticulture, a survey was organized among the participants in the Agricultural Monitoring Network. The results are presented and discussed in this report. This happened for the fourth time after previous surveys in 2007, 2012 and 2014.
This factsheet provides an overview of the tendering and contracting process for the ex ante evaluation in Greece of the rural development programme (RDP) 2014–2020 and lessons learned for future evaluations.
This report summarises the major outcomes of the Good Practice Workshop, 'Getting Prepared for the Ex Ante Evaluation of the CAP Strategic Plan', which was hosted by the European Evaluation Helpdesk for Rural Development.