The 1st Thematic Group (TG) meeting will present the purpose and objectives of the group, building on the previous thematic work on ‘Resource Efficiency’. It will discuss the challenges and opportunities for supporting sustainable management of water and soils through Rural Development Programmes, and help refine the specific sub-topics to be explored. The meeting will also enable TG members to discuss and finalise the workplan for the TG.
The first Thematic Group (TG) meeting will provide an overview of information collected so far on integrated strategic approaches for supporting innovation in rural services, emerging projects and the role of Rural Development policy in supporting them – with a particular focus on RDP measures for basic services and LEADER/CLLD. The meeting will further define the next steps for the work of the TG.
The aim of the workshop is to explore how the EU Member States can jointly promote climate change mitigation policies and practices in the EU, in a cost-effective manner, fostering sustainable growth and creating jobs.
This annual seminar, organised by the European Animal Task Force, will discuss and build on the outcomes of a related event of 28 August (see above), focusing on the role of the primary sector in providing safe and healthy animal-derived products.