The application of simplified cost options (SCOs) is one of the ways to improve and simplify the implementation of Rural Development Programmes and LEADER local development strategies.
This workshop provided an overview of the implementation of current EAFRD measures contributing to improving competitiveness and efficiency of farm holdings and it will explore other types of interventions and factors, beyond investments, contributing to the creation of an enabling environment for increasing farm competitiveness.
The ENRD Contact Point organised a workshop on the topic of Rural Depopulation to discuss the key drivers of population decline in rural areas across the EU and their effects.
The 3rd TG meeting discussed awareness raising and knowledge transfer approaches that effectively reach rural stakeholders and increase their capacity to benefit from bioeconomy.
This ENRD event aimed to recognise the value of networking for rural development, demonstrate the results of the past ten years of rural networking and proactively look at its future.
The event ‘networX – Inspiring Rural Europe’ hosted the ceremony of the Rural Inspiration Awards, recognising inspiring initiatives funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) that demonstrate the contribution of Rural Development Policy towards a more competitive, sustainable and inclusive rural Europe.