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.
Rural development Financial Instruments: opportunities, experiences and challenges for the implementation of EU Rural Development policy.
How Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) are contributing to the promotion of local food production and short supply chains.
This issue focuses on the inter-relationship between two key elements of the LEADER approach - Local Development Strategies and cooperation.
A closer look at how EU agriculture and rural development policy help promote rural entrepreneurship.
Quality and organic products are a key part of the Common Agricultural Policy and an important objective of Rural Development policy.
The role of EU agriculture and rural development policies in the delivery of public goods in rural areas throughout Europe.
Encouraging rural employment, tackling rural poverty and improving the quality of life.
Supporting EU agriculture, forestry and agri-food industries, combining competitiveness and multi-functionality.