The Luxembourg Rural Network office is set up in the Ministry of Agriculture and includes various rural development players: organisations, municipalities, nature parks, LAGs, scientists and consultants.
The National Rural Network of Luxembourg has adopted the following objectives:
Sharing and disseminating data collected through monitoring and evaluation
To provide networking activities for advisors and management services for innovation
To provide training and networking activities for Local Action Groups and in particular technical assistance for interterritorial and transnational cooperation
To organise the exchange of information and experience among rural development actors
To develop a communication plan for the RDP
To manage links with the ENRD as well as organisations and administrations active in rural development at community level
To collect examples of projects covering all programme priorities
The network is composed of scientists, advisers, civil servants and farmers representing the following organisations:
Ministère de l’Agriculture, de la Viticulture et de la Protection des consommateurs (4)
Ministère du Développement durable et des Infrastructures
Administration des services techniques de l’agriculture
Administration de la nature et des forêts
Administration de la gestion de l’eau
Service d’économie rurale
Lycée Technique Agricole
A LAG Representative
Two Natural Parc representatives
Centrale Paysanne Luxembourgeoise
Fraïe Lëtzebuerger Bauereverband
Groupement des Sylviculteurs asbl
Lëtzebuerger Jongbaueren a Jongwënzer
Centrale Paysanne Service Jeunesse
Syndicats des Villes et Communes Luxembourgeoises
Conseil National des Femmes du Luxembourg
Natur & Umwelt asbl
The NSU and the Managing Authority
The NRN of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg forms an integral part of the Ministry of Agriculture, Viticulture and Consumer Protection, which is the Managing Authority (MA).
The NSU and the Monitoring Committee
The Monitoring Committee of the RDP 2014-2020, which is composed of representatives of organisations and administrations working in the field of rural development and involved in rural development processes at both national and regional level, also has the role of the Coordinating Committee of the national rural network.
Meeting once or twice a year, it comprises 27 members appointed by the ministry.
There is no standing committee or general meeting of the network, but the committee may be open to new members during the programming period.
This structure allows for regular exchange of information between all relevant actors.
Total NRN public funds: 3 572 869
Out of which national co-financing: 2 633 204
Out of which EAFRD: 939 665