Networking is a policy instrument within the framework of the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) – otherwise known as Pillar 2 of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Experience shows that networks are an effective means of informing, inspiring and empowering local people in rural communities.
A wide range of different environmental services can be assisted through the EAFRD using financial support that is available to EU Member States’ Rural Development Programmes (RDP).
Rural development Financial Instruments: opportunities, experiences and challenges for the implementation of EU Rural Development policy.
A selection of project examples showing how the EAFRD can help to provide development opportunities for young farmers and younger people in rural Europe.
This edition of the brochure focuses on how the EAFRD can work alongside other EU funding sources in rural areas.